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Welcome to February 2019 Newsletter!










Our monthly newsletter update for link workers & organisations involved with social prescribing & link working
 
Opportunities



1st ever national social prescribing link worker success conference 8th July 2019
If you are an organisation delivering social prescribing or a link worker and haven't yet received an invitation to attend this conference, please email leslie@connectlink.org.

Organisations interested in participating in the conference sponsorship program should email leslie@connectlink.org

Spotlight opportunity
We are collaborating with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to spotlight social prescribing schemes where Link workers/Occupational therapists work well together. Ideally the social prescribing scheme would have OT referral pathway(s). If you are interested in this spotlight opportunity please email christiana@connectlink.org

Primary care networks webinars and events
NHS England is hosting a series of webinars and events for anyone working within primary care and the wider NHS

Eight grants of up to £12,000 are on offer to community groups.
  
Leaders with Lived Experience Pilot Programme grant
Leaders with Lived Experience is a pilot programme providing grants of between £20,000 and £50,000 to support lived experience leadership. A lived experience leader is someone who uses their first-hand experience of a social issue to create positive change for, and with, communities and people they share those experiences with. At this stage we expect to award between 15-20 grants.




Our latest blog
Social prescribing link worker: 3 things primary care networks should do to increase successful delivery
Get involved: top tips for social prescribing day


National Association of Link Workers response to universal personalised care






 
Resources
Coming soon: Link worker competency framework & toolkit

Coming soon: Link worker report & code of practice


NHS England social prescribing summary guide including sample job description and SNOMED CT codes to use


Free s
uicide prevention training



A guide to community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing
 
Industry events
Save the date: London Social Prescribing Vision Launch
Thursday, 18 April 2019

Save the date: What Matters To Me Conference
6th June 2019


If you have news/tips, opportunities, resources events to share or questions, please email us at membership@connectlink.org



 
 
 
 
 
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