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Social prescribing - helping people find health solutions in their community

Social prescribing is a way of enabling GPs, nurses and other health professionals to help people find non-medical solutions to personal health issues. It’s an holistic approach, which looks at the mental and physical needs of the person as a whole, not just the symptoms of a particular illness.

Social Prescribing and Community Based Support

The NHS have published a document, Social Prescribing and Community Based Summary Guide,

Primary Care Network and GP Contracts

A briefing on the Primary Care Network and the five year GP contracts was given as part of a meeting of the STP (Sustainable Transformation Partnership) Primary Care Programme Board.  

Population Health Management

Population Health Management will be a core part of the NHS’s approach to health systems.

Fast broadband needed? There’s a 21st century answer right here in Norfolk

Around 92% of locations across Norfolk can receive fast broadband. That’s around 24 Mbps. And Better Broadband for Norfolk is working hard to increase that figure. You can check broadband availability in your area at  www.betterbroadbandnorfolk.co.uk.  That’s if you can get broadband in the first place of course…

Norfolk and Waveney Sustainable Transformation Partnership Executive Briefing - February 2019

Here’s an update summarising the key issues discussed by the Norfolk and Waveney STP Executive at their meeting on 15 February 2019.

Shaping a Care Association for Norfolk - Project Update

A big thank you to everyone took time out to give their views on the value and purpose of a Care Association for social care providers in Norfolk and what its priorities should be. Over 150 owners, manager, employers and care workers, representing almost 300 social care services and thousands of service users completed, the 25-minute online survey.  

Love where you live - 52 almost painless good things your community could do in 2019…..

Communities are places where people of all ages and backgrounds live, socialise and thrive. We’re not suggesting you try to do all these things at the same time! If however you’d like some advice and guidance about how to plan, organise and manage community activities and projects, contact us. In the meantime, read on.....

Pension Credit for Mixed Age Couples

Pensioners with a partner of working age will not be able to apply for pension credit from 15th May.  

Resources: Supporting Mental Wellbeing

Free online resources are available through the Virtual College to help people develop and support strong mental wellbeing.
 

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