This is a free event organised by the EoE Regional Social Prescribing Network and aims to:

  • Celebrate national and regional process in delivering SP
  • Further build the regional network and share skills, opportunities and challenges across disciplines
  • Influence developments of the new National Social Prescribing Academy
  • Welcome – and provide learning opportunities to – all social prescribers but particularly new Primary Care Network Link Workers in the region
  • Support commissioners, voluntary sector organisations and a broad range of stakeholders and partners to work together to address health inequalities and the social determinants of health and enhance the social prescribing offer in the East of England

Bringing together people from, NHS, Local Government, Voluntary and Community and Social Enterprise sectors, the worlds of arts, sports and leisure and carers’ organisations amongst others.

The event will update on national and regional agendas including personalised care and social prescribing.

A choice of two workshops are available from the following:

  • Loneliness
  • The Arts
  • Population Health
  • Evaluation
  • Expansion and Integration
  • ABCD
  • Values and Transformations
  • High Intensity Users and Right Care
  • Personalisation
  • Carers and exercise
  • Volunteering


Who should attend?

The event will be of interest to link workers and other social prescribers, primary care networks, clinical commissioning groups, public health, voluntary and community organisations, local authorities, GPs and Primary Care Staff, ICS/STP staff, academics, community groups, and other key stakeholders.

Why should you attend?

The morning will provide opportunities to learn about the latest national and regional social prescribing developments, and for participants to take part in the themed workshops where you will help shape our approach to building better partnerships and approaches to tackling health inequalities through social prescribing. A special theme of this event will be how social prescribing fits within the Personalised Care model.

What will you gain from attending?

  • Hear about regional and national developments and the future for social prescribing
  • Understand better how social prescribing can contribute to reducing health inequalities
  • Develop ideas for partnership working including approaches to support primary care networks
  • Participate with interactive and engaging workshops that will help develop your approach to planning and delivering social prescribing
  • Share good practice and generate new ideas
  • Network, network, network…