South Dartmoor & Totnes PCN - Social Prescribing Service

About this service

Social prescribing is when health professionals refer patients to support in the community, in order to improve their health and wellbeing.

Link workers give people time, focusing on 'what matters to me' and taking a holistic approach to people's health and wellbeing. They connect people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.

South Dartmoor & Totnes PCN supports patients across the following GP practices:

  • Ashburton Surgery
  • Buckfastleigh Medical Centre
  • Catherine House Surgery
  • Leatside Surgery
  • South Brent Health Centre

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Service statistics
Usually replies in 2 minutes
100% of referrals accepted
Service access criteria: Aged 18+; Not complex mental health needs, registered at Ashburton Surgery; Buckfastleigh Medical Centre; Catherine House Surgery; Leatside Surgery; South Brent Health Centre
Additional needs catered for:
Physical disability friendly
Key words - separate with a comma: Social Prescribing, Health and Wellbeing