Hants & IoW Social Prescribing Network


Co-ordinated by Gosport Voluntary Action and Community First, the Hampshire and IoW Social Prescribing Network was established in 2017. There are now 4 free Webinars or meetings per year countywide, as well as interim Social Prescribing updates and newsletters. The Network is funded by Hampshire’s Clinical Commissioning Groups and has 200 members who deliver, commission, or provide services for or support social prescribing projects countywide.

To register or for more information contact Lin Dudman:- Lin.Dudman@cfirst.org.uk

Latest News and Outcomes

Webinar ‘Supporting Green Social Prescribing’ – 16/6/21

On Wednesday 16 June 2021, 83 people (a record!) attended the latest Hants & IoW Social Prescribing Network’s (HSPN) Webinar, entitled ‘Supporting Green Social Prescribing’. The Webinar presenters came from One Community, Public Health England South East and Energise Me. Presenters shared their experience and expertise; attendees also watched an insightful short ‘Active Lives’ video produced by the University of Southampton and the Wessex Academic Health Science Network. Use the following link to find out more, and to watch the webinar. Previous webinars can be found below.

Supporting Green Social Prescribing – 16/6/21


The next Hants & IoW Social Prescribing Network Meeting will be held face to face on Wednesday 15 September 2021 from 12.30 (bring your own lunch) for a 1pm to 3pm meeting at Fareham Community Church. Please contact Lin.Dudman@cfirst.org.uk to register if you are not an HSPN member and would like to attend and/or be kept up-to-date.

Previous Webinars

COVID-19 Inequalities in Housing and Poverty – 3/3/21

Mental Health Support During COVID-19 and Beyond – 1/12/20

Tackling Social Isolation – 8/9/20

Understanding Hampshire’s Changing Health Structures – 16/7/20

Regional Social Prescribing Update from GVA & Community First – 19/5/20

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