We are delighted to announce that Social Prescribing in Merton has been shortlisted for the Social Prescribing Programme of the year award - organised by the National Association of Link Workers.
This category recognises a social prescribing programme that has been running for at least 1 year or more and has made outstanding positive social prescribing impact powering up community wellbeing and demonstrates an all-round excellence in social prescribing practice.
Ben Halschka, Head of Social Prescribing, is thrilled his team has been recognised, “Our team of 9 Social Prescribers, and all our partners involved in this fantastic initiative, truly deserve to be recognised for such a prestigious award. We work very hard to ensure that individuals in Merton, get access to support within the community. We look forward to the celebrations in October - winners or not, to be shortlisted is something to celebrate."
- Merton Voluntary Service Council
- Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council
- Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership
- Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
The winner will be announced at the #LinkWorkerDay2020 awards ceremony on 8th October 2020.
Social Prescribing is a project of MVSC working in partnership with the Merton Clinical Commissioning Group, Merton Council, Merton GP Practices and the voluntary and community sector.
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