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2nd International Social Prescribing Network Conference ‘From system to local’

July 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

£140 – £210

This two-day collaborative conference will provide an exciting opportunity to hear the latest research and thinking on the implementation and practice of social prescribing around the world.  We will be hearing how social prescribing is being implemented in Canada, the Netherlands, Singapore, and Finland as well as understanding progress in the home countries of the UK.

We are also delighted to curate the first exhibition of Art from people who have used social prescribing in their road to health.   

Keynote talks and breakouts include:

  • The lastest strategic information and discussion from NHS England – James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care

  • A comprehensive review of the evidence for lifestyle Medicine – Dr Dean Ornish, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University College San Francisco.

  • Social Prescribing in Canada – Health Equity and High Expectations – Kate Mulligan–Director, Policy and Communications, Alliance for Healthier communities

  • Welzijn op Recept/Social Prescribing in the Netherlands – Jan Joost Meijs/ Miriam Heijenders

  • Implementation of social prescribing in community hospitals in Singapore – Tan Bee Yee

  • Presentation of new population-level data on the longitudinal benefits of the arts – Dr Daisy Fancourt, UCL

  • Overview of the social and welfare outcomes of social prescribing that influence our health – Dr Marie Polley, University of Westminster

  • Workshops on aspects of social prescribing – economics, digital, quality assurance, and Allied Health professional

  • Panel session on models of social prescribing for children, young people and families.

  • Meet the innovators – a chance to ask those who have been there, done it and got the T-shirt!

  • The latest research presentations and posters from the research community

  • Drink reception and Art Exhibition – The Road to Health – using art produced by people using social prescribing.

Who should attend?

This conference encourages healthcare professionals, VCSE (voluntary/community/social enterprise) organisations, commissioners, policy-makers, academics, businesses and funders who are either already implementing social prescribing or who are interested to find out more. It will provide essential knowledge on the latest research, effective implementation and practice; opportunities to meet the innovators, view the latest research and very importantly, to network.


July 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am
July 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
£140 – £210


The Social Prescribing Network (England)


University of Westminster

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