Exploring the components and impact of social prescribing

@article{KilgarriffFoster2015ExploringTC,
  title={Exploring the components and impact of social prescribing},
  author={Alexis Kilgarriff-Foster and A. O’Cathain},
  journal={Journal of Public Mental Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={14},
  pages={127-134}
}
  • Alexis Kilgarriff-Foster, A. O’Cathain
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Public Mental Health
  • Purpose – Social prescribing are short-term intermediary services that facilitate patients with psychosocial needs to engage in non-clinical support. However, little is known about the components and potential impact of social prescribing. The paper aims to discuss this issue. Design/methodology/approach – A review was conducted to explore the evidence based on social prescribing including mapping its key components and potential impact. Database, internet and hand searching was utilised to… CONTINUE READING

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