Difference between revisions of "London Borough of Tower Hamlets"

From Social Prescribing and Self Care Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Tower Hamlets placeholder page)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets (About this sound pronunciation (help·info)) is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.<br>
 
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets (About this sound pronunciation (help·info)) is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.<br>
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Borough_of_Tower_Hamlets
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Borough_of_Tower_Hamlets
 +
 +
'''Social Prescribing'''
 +
 +
Tower Hamlets has a history of providing social prescribing in two GP practices, the [http://www.bbbc.org.uk/ Bromley-by-Bow Centre] and the [http://www.themissionpractice.nhs.uk/ Mission Practice.]
 +
 +
In 2016, [http://www.towerhamletsccg.nhs.uk/ Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group] funded an 18 month roll-out of social prescribing across the borough with [http://www.gpcaregroup.org/ Tower Hamlets GP Care Group], acting as lead provider organisation. The service is delivered by 10 Social Prescribers; each GP practice has a named Social Prescriber.  The service offers one-to-one appointments where people can talk about their concerns and the factors that affect their health to a specialist who will identify and organise the best assistance, often through local voluntary services.
 +
 +
'''Useful contacts'''
 +
 +
Kam Kaur, Tower Hamlets GP Care Group: [[Mailto:Kkaur4@nhs.net|Kkaur4@nhs.net]]
 +
 +
Jon Owen, Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group: [[Mailto:jon.owen@nhs.net|jon.owen@nhs.net]]

Revision as of 09:22, 13 August 2018

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets (About this sound pronunciation (help·info)) is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Borough_of_Tower_Hamlets

Social Prescribing

Tower Hamlets has a history of providing social prescribing in two GP practices, the Bromley-by-Bow Centre and the Mission Practice.

In 2016, Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group funded an 18 month roll-out of social prescribing across the borough with Tower Hamlets GP Care Group, acting as lead provider organisation. The service is delivered by 10 Social Prescribers; each GP practice has a named Social Prescriber. The service offers one-to-one appointments where people can talk about their concerns and the factors that affect their health to a specialist who will identify and organise the best assistance, often through local voluntary services.

Useful contacts

Kam Kaur, Tower Hamlets GP Care Group: [[1]]

Jon Owen, Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group: [[2]]