SPOT the difference

‘SPOT the difference’: a programme to facilitate post-Covid mutual understanding and networking between Social Prescribers and Occupational Therapists in Greater Manchester. Delivered by Salford Social Prescribing Hub, based at the University of Salford UK, the programme is completely FREE OF CHARGE to participants because it is funded by the Elizabeth Casson Trust. This programme will

Salford Social Prescribing Tool added to Elemental platform

The University of Salford, Elemental and the Wellbeing Matters programme are excited to announce the addition of the Salford Social Prescribing Assessment & Planning Tool to the Elemental platform. The Salford Social Prescribing Hub at the University of Salford has developed the tool to support the social prescribing process and improve social prescribing outcomes. Salford’s

HSR presentation: using Occupational Science to improve Social Prescribing outcomes

Our HSR 2020 conference presentation is up! The conference was due to take place in Manchester 1-3 July, but, due to Covid-19, was transformed into an online conference. So, instead of presenting our poster which had been accepted for the conference, we were invited to create a 5 minute recorded presentation instead. And here it

Save the date – Social Prescribing and Inequalities conference – 27 May 2020

We’re hosting a conference! What? ‘Social Prescribing and Inequalities: critical conversations and practical approaches’ When? 27th May 2020 Where? University of Salford This conference will explore how social prescribing can help reduce health and social inequalities and how inequalities impact on social prescribing. It will provide an opportunity for academics, practitioners, commissioners and providers to

Some of our summer activities

We’ve been so busy working behind the scenes recently – now it’s time to get outside! (Of the office at least…) So here are some of the events we’re participating in over the summer – and beyond… We’re organising an event on 28th June which amongst other things, explores the possibilities offered through placements for

Social Prescribing Day

The first International Social Prescribing Day – what a whirlwind! Our event in Salford yesterday as part of the first ever International Social Prescribing Day was a fantastic opportunity to learn about the variety of work across the locality and region. Over 50 people came from a variety of backgrounds: link workers, health and social

Training day with Salford Community Connectors

On 27th February, Salford’s Community Connectors came to the University of Salford to learn about the Salford Social Prescribing Tool and explore how it could help them with their work. The Community Connectors are part of the ‘Wellbeing Matters’ programme, coordinated by Salford CVS in partnership with five ‘anchor’ organisations, each of which is the