Vulnerable service users are no longer routinely being offered patient transport for hospital appointments and community health services
Although eligibility rules have not changed, changes in how those rules are being applied mean that care home residents have been refused patient transport since DHL took over the contract in September.
18 December 2019
Community organisations are supporting their clients to be 'social prescription ready'
Social prescribing is a means by which people can be referred to non-clinical activities designed to support health and wellbeing. But sometimes clients' basic needs must be satisfied before social prescribing can be effective.
11 September 2019
NHS funded social prescribing and navigation services are not reaching migrant communities in Islington
Residents that don't have English as a first language are not using NHS commissioned social prescribing and navigation services. Community organisations are having to bridge this gap.
28 August 2019