Social prescribing for cancer patients: A guide for primary care networks

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Published: 29 Mar 2021
Next review: 29 Mar 2022

This guide supports Primary Care Networks and the wider workforce to understand the important role Social Prescribers play in supporting people living with cancer.

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Published: 29 Mar 2021
Next review: 29 Mar 2022

This guide supports Primary Care Networks and the wider workforce to understand the important role Social Prescribers play in supporting people living with cancer.

About this guide

Social prescribing helps people to identify and manage their holistic needs by signposting to practical and emotional support in local communities.

This guide is designed to support Primary Care Networks and those working with Social Prescribers in primary and community care (including Social Prescribing Link Workers).

It explores the important role that Social Prescribers can play in supporting people living with cancer.

We also have 10 top tips for social prescribing in primary care.