Report 11/2015
Social Prescribing: A Review of Community Referral Schemes by Linda Thomson, Paul Camic, Helen Chatterjee

Social Prescribing: A Review of Community Referral Schemes

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Summary

This review aims to set the scene for the conditions under which social prescribing has arisen and consider the efficacy of different referral options. Its objectives are to provide definitions, models and notable examples of social prescribing schemes and to assess the means by which and the extent to which these schemes have been evaluated. The review makes recommendations for practice, policy and future research.

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