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Good News Stories March 2016

Ways to Wellness

Good News Stories March 2016

The Ways to Wellness team in Newcastle provide a social prescribing service for individuals with long term conditions. Please see some of their great news stories from the last month below:   Case 1. Met with client to review goals. Said she was off work due to her depression at the moment, and had applied for voluntary redundancy. Despite that, she was very positive and was...


Good News Stories February 2016

Ways to Wellness

Good News Stories February 2016

The Ways to Wellness team in Newcastle provide a social prescribing service for individuals with long term conditions. Please see some of their great news stories from the last month below:   Case 1. When first meeting the client she already had a rather robust plan in her head of what she wanted. She plans to lose enough weight to feel comfortable in swimwear for her holiday...


One New Thing

A Project Implementing and Evaluating Social Prescribing in South Tyneside

One New Thing

What is Social Prescribing? Social Prescribing is about connecting people to non-medical sources of support. There is increasing evidence to support the use of social interventions for people experiencing a range of common health problems. Why did we do it? To improve the mental and physical health of people in South Tyneside whose well-being is impacted on in a negative way by behaviours known to reduce the quality of life or result in...


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