The 3rd UK Annual Social Prescribing Link Worker Day will take place on 8 October 2021 to celebrate and showcase Social Prescribing Link Workers’ impact and role in creatively disrupting inequalities and powering up integrated care. It has a fantastic guest speaker line up!
In light of the government publishing its draft national data strategy, we take a look back at the recommendations of our report on health inequalities and vaccine hesitancy, where we made a series of recommendations made about how data can be used to support or undermine efforts to tackle health inequalities.
'The business case for supporting the development of community business' is a paper produces by Community Catalysts outlining the benefits and challenges to developing community businesses, and the direct contributions that community businesses are making to a range of local authority priorities.
Building Blocks of "Better" is a report published by the Local Area Coordination Network in March 2021 as a follow-on piece to their Annual Conference in November 2020. The report provides commentary on the 10 speeches given at the conference around the 10 key Principles of Local Area Coordination.
#SocialPrescribingDay C4PC Webinar: Understanding & aligning link worker & community capacity building activity
C4PC hosted a webinar in March 2021 to support #SocialPrescribingDay and share learning from our document, Understanding & aligning link worker & community capacity building activity. All the videos from the event are available to watch.
Understanding & aligning link worker & community capacity building activity: A place-based approach in York & Wakefield
This week we shared our our latest learning in a webinar attended by 100 people from a wide range of backgrounds across health and social care. Understanding and aligning link worker and community capacity building activity: A place-based approach in York and Wakefield was commissioned by NHS England and delivered by C4PC in collaboration with Community Catalysts, The National Association of Link Workers (NALW), the New NHS Alliance (now The Health Creation Alliance) and the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).
Understanding and aligning link worker and community capacity building activity: A place-based approach in York and Wakefield
This resource, produced through collaboration between a number of organisations, focusses on understanding and aligning link workers and community capacity building.
C4PC is sharing new insight focussed on understanding how best to align link worker and capacity building activities with optimum success. The resource explores a place-based approach in York and Wakefield, and highlights the importance of community strengthening roles including how individuals and communities can best take control of their own lives and environment to maintain good health and well-being. Sign up to attend the webinar and find out more.
Amongst growing concern that health inequalities in the U.K. are adversely affecting the roll-out of the national Covid vaccination programme, C4PC is drawing together a broad range of partner organisations to provide valuable insight from a range of perspectives which could help to tackle the issue. We'll be sharing the findings immediately after the event.