They can signpost you to a wide range of services and activities within the NHS as well as the community and will work with you to find the most appropriate option to suit you.
With no referral needed, anyone can access this service at any time, wherever you are on your journey. Have a chat with reception to book an appointment or ring our direct booking hub on 02380 170 610.
Covering GP practices in the West of Southampton.
Covers practices in the Woolston area to the East of Southampton
Covering practices in the North of Southampton.
As part of a nationwide NHS plan to give more personalised holistic care to patients, this is where social prescribing comes in.
Sometimes referred to as community referral, social prescribing seeks to address people’s needs in a holistic way, within a local community. It is about connecting people to sources of help and support.
Social prescribing encourages people to be better informed, to understand more about their health and enables them to be more proactive in shaping their own personal wellbeing.
Examples of things which may impact people’s health:
Social prescribing can help you by:
You must be over the age of 18.
Contact the Hub directly on 02380 170 610
Your GP may refer you to have a consultation with one of our Social Prescribers if they feel you’d benefit from the support they are able to offer.
Or you can self-refer by calling your surgery or booking an appointment online in the same way you usually would do to see your GP or Nurse.