There are great benefits to social prescribing for individuals and NHS organisations. Promising signs have emerged on the impact social prescribing has within the UK with robust evidence still needed. The benefits of social prescribing seem to prevail for both UK residents and the health and social care sector. But what are the biggest potential benefits?
Social prescribing has existed under different names for a long time. Actual robust proof on the effectiveness of social prescribing is, however, still lacking. That said, there are a great number of positive signs that reveal the impact of social prescribing in the UK.