About this event

  • Date and time Mon 9 Sep 2024 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Medicine and Me, National Academy for Social Prescribing

You are invited to join this informative event with leading experts, practitioners and experienced representatives dedicated to unveiling the transformative effects of social prescribing.

You will explore how social prescribing can support patients to improve their health and wellbeing, with an emphasis on the function that it provides within a healthcare setting. During this event, you will gain an increased understanding of the role that social prescribing has in providing a truly person-centred approach within health by exploring the evidence, case studies and innovations across the country.

By attending, you will:

  • Understand the concept, and be able to define social prescribing whilst being able to distinguish it from other health interventions
  • Recognise the importance of social prescribing to be included across the life course as a way of adopting a person-centred approach to people’s health and care pathways
  • Define the pillars of social prescribing, and be able to identify what constitutes a social prescription

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Standard pricing available until 08 September 2024.


RSM Fellow RSM Retired Fellow RSM Student RSM Trainee RSM Associate
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AHP / Nurse / Midwife Patient / Carer / Relative Non Healthcare Professional Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors Trainee Student
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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Charlotte Osborn-Forde, Chief Executive Officer, National Academy for Social Prescribing

Session 1: What is social prescribing and how can it support an individual's health and wellbeing?

An introduction to social prescribing, including evidence and background
Exemplar SP programme
Lived experience example
Panel discussion

Session 2: Social prescribing across the life course

Social prescribing for children and young people
Social prescribing for older people
What does it look like in practice?
Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session 3: What does a "social prescription" look like?

Green social prescribing
Power of music
User /GP perspective
Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Saturday 8 September 2024.  Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.