Tags: social prescribing
London Sport response to ukactive report on social prescribing within the fitness and leisure sector
A new ukactive report, ‘Leading the Change: Social prescribing within the fitness and leisure sector’, calls for the Government to unlock the potential of fitness and leisure facilities to serve more people through social prescribing.
Round Up of Day 2 of Active London
Day 2 of Active London, supported by Gympass, saw the number of registered delegates surpass 600 with six more inspiring and informative sessions, as well as a lunchtime workout for delegates with TRX, inspired by #NationalFitnessDay.
Potential for open data to prescribe physical activity is growing
Referral services, activity providers and tech companies can utilise the growing potential of open data to prescribe physical activity to adults who are inactive or have long-term health conditions.
Educating sport and physical activity sector on social prescribing will unlock numerous mutual benefits
On International Social Prescribing Day, newly appointed Regional Physical Activity Advisor (London), Rob McLean, looks at the potential social prescribing offers the physical activity and sport sector and how his new role looks to maximise that potential.
Health providers investigate whether new tech and open data improves physical activity referrals
Five technology platforms have linked up with London health providers to test whether open data can support more patients through improved physical activity referrals.
Report evaluates the impact of pilots investigating social prescribing in reducing inactivity
The journey towards a sporting workforce that meets the needs of less active Londoners reached an important milestone today (Tuesday 23 July), with the release of a report authored by academics from the University of Kent evaluating the impact of pilot projects investigating the role of social prescribing in challenging physical inactivity.
Research continues to inform our workforce priorities
London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Workforce, David Reader, discusses how research continues to guide the organisations's approach and led to our recent pilot project upskilling the social prescribing workforce.
NHS commitment to Social Prescribing offers timely boost to community physical activity
New NHS England commitments to support Social Prescribing as part of the Comprehensive Model for Personalised Care are a welcome indication of the importance of physical activity in supporting people to live happier, healthier lives.