Social Prescribing

What Is Social Prescribing?

  • A doctor isn't the only person who can help you feel healthier and happier
  • Social Prescribing can help you to have more control over your life and help find ways to manage your needs in a way that suits you as an individual 

Need help now?

The referral form for social prescribing is below. Our Social prescribing team are here to support you, but for more immediate help here are some useful services



Speak to staff to find out more

Your GP or another health/wellbeing professional may refer you to our team

You can also self refer




Connect With The Community

Explore what's around you:

  • Libraries and Community Centres
  • Education and Learning 
  • Community and Social Groups
  • Local Events
  • Sports and Groups

Finding Life Difficult?

Who is social prescribing for?

Any patient of Burlington Road Surgery who may need extra time and support with the health and wellbeing:

  • Talk to a Social Prescriber in a Safe Environment
  • Friendly, helpful, practical and we don't judge
  • We can explore what's important or of interest to you
  • Can help you to find services and activities 
  • Can support you to feel comfortable, overcome barriers and work toward reaching goals

finding life difficult


healthy activities

How Can We Help And Support?

What are the benefits?

  • Learn a new skill
  • Take part in a new activity 
  • Improved mental and physcial health
  • Money and Housing help
  • Meet people
  • Connections and Support from others
  • Self-confidence and self-esteem
  • and many more...

Meet the Team

Cati Social prescriber picture


Shelly social prescriber picture


alison social prescriber