Learn about Social Prescribing in Tower Hamlets. How does it work, how do I get involved, and what benefit does it benefit our community?
About this event
“Social prescribing” are words we hear more and more about health- The idea of prescribing an activity rather than a pill. But what exactly does that mean, and how does it work in practice?
Our first public meeting for The Health Tree will be an opportunity to come together and learn how social prescribing works in Tower Hamlets. This event is for anyone with interest in social prescribing and will include
Speakers will include Dulcie Alexander from the Arts Council, Sahdia Warraich, Social Prescribing Manager for Tower Hamlets GP Cares and Cllr Rachel Blake.
Opportunity to hear from Tower Hamlets GP Care service, who lead social prescribing in Tower Hamlets.
Meet the team and partners of The Health Tree project
Find out what role arts play in improving health
Find out from successful social prescribing projects in Tower Hamlets
Network with local service providers
Enjoy a free lunch
Tower Hamlets is delighted to have received funding from the Thriving Communities programme to lead the “The Health Tree” project!
- Our Health Tree Partners :
- Social Action for Health
- London Arts in Health
- Fevered Sleep
- Spare Tyre Theatre
- Outside Edge Theatre
- Tower Hamlets GP Care Group
- The Health Tree is supported by
Arts Council England, Historic England and Natural England, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Sport England, the Money & Pensions Service, NHS Charities Together and the National Academy for Social Prescribing.