14 December 2021

Hants & IoW Social Prescribing Network (HSPN)

Introduction to the Hants & IoW Social Prescribing Network Webinar – levelling up through employment: the role of the VCSE in partnership with the health and social care sectors – Wednesday 8 December 2021

On Wednesday 8 December 2021 c63 people attended the latest Hants & IoW Social Prescribing Network’s (HSPN) Webinar entitled ‘Levelling up through Employment: the role of the VCSE in Partnership with the Health and Social Care Sectors’. The Webinar presenters came from Community First, Citizens Advice, NHS Hampshire, Southampton and IoW CCG, Hampshire County Council (HCC), Adult’s Health and Care, Gosport Central Primary Care Network and Gosport Borough Council/HCC.

After new and existing HSPN members & guests were welcomed, a new Social Prescribing Network webpage was revealed – which is part of Hampshire & IoW’s Personalised Care website. Then Tim Houghton, Community First’s CEO gave a Council for Voluntary Services (CVS) perspective on Levelling up. Tim cited how the CVS reduces the imbalance between people and places; illustrating the inequalities and challenges in our communities and the role for Levelling up re the VCSE locally.

Date of next meeting TBC.

If you wish to be added to the circulation list, would like more information about the partnership or would like to be involved in future meetings please email: jackie.hartless@cfirst.org.uk mentioning Hants & IoW Social Prescribing Network (HSPN)in the subject box.


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