Staploe Medical Centre, Brewhouse Lane, Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5JDTel: 01353 624121
MB BChir PhD DRCOG MRCGP
Qualified from Emmanuel College, Cambridge and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London 1996
BSc MBBS MRCP MRCGP DRCOG
Qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London 1995
Qualified from Pembroke College, Oxford University and Barts & the Royal London, University of London 2005
MA (Cantab), MBBS, MRCP, MRCGP
Qualifed from Selwyn College, Cambridge and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London 2010
MA (Cantab), MB BChir, MRCP, MRCGP, DRCOG
Qualified from the University of Cambridge 2006
Chief Operating Officer
Group Practice Operations Manager
Clinical Admin Manager
Patient Services Manager
Medical Secretary Manager
Social Prescribing is a means by which GPs, nurses and other health and care professionals can refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services to support and individuals good health and overall wellbeing.
Sometimes referred to as a community referral, social prescribing seeks to address peoples needs in a holistic way, within a community. It is about connecting people to sources of help and support within their local community.
Social prescribing encourages people to be better informed, to understand more about their health, enabling them to be more proactive in shaping their own personal wellbeing.
Examples of things which may impact peoples health
For Patients, this means your GP or healthcare professional can connect you with Social, Physical and other community based groups and activities which will help provide practical and emotional support, leading to better health and wellbeing.
Examples of the variety of activities you might be linked with include volunteering, arts and crafts, group learning, gardening, befriending, cookery, healthy eating advice and a range of physical activities and support groups.
Referral to social prescribing pathways.
Referral to social prescribing support can be made through surgery GPs and other healthcare professionals.