London Borough of Tower Hamlets
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.
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.