Missed the mPower social prescribing event? Catch up here

If you missed our Diversity of Social Prescribing to Empower Person-Centred Support virtual event from 19th to 21st October, you can catch up on everything here.

If you have any questions, please contact nss.shscevents@nhs.scot

19th October

Warm welcome and keynote
Alan Connor, International Engagement Manager – INTERREG VA, Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation

Sharing the history of desired effect links to new direction in health and wellbeing
Peter Walker, HSE Social Prescribing Lead Health and Wellbeing CHO 1 – “Sharing the history of desired effect links to new direction in health and wellbeing”

The Community Link Worker Service
Lorna McGoran, Primary Care Development Manager for North Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership

Prescribe Culture, with a focus on the offer for older people, sharing online resources, initiatives and heritage and cultural activities
Ruthanne Baxter, Museums Manager and Prescribe Culture Lead, University of Edinburgh

20th October

Social Prescribing in Rural Communities – The Role of Community Navigators in improving wellbeing and social connectedness among older people
Sarah-Anne Munoz, Professor of Rural Health and Anna Terje, Research Fellow at University of Highlands and Islands

Panel discussions: Glasgow City’s Primary Care Community Link Worker programme tackling inequality through relationships and connections
Kathy Owens and commissioned providers

Social Prescribing and Connecting Scotland
John MacDonald, Community Engagement Co-Ordinator, mPower and Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)

Linking individuals from primary care to community physical activity groups
Gozde Ozakinci, Professor of Health Psychology, University of Stirling

21st October

mPower wellbeing and warm welcome with mindfulness
Nicola Maher and Annabelle Lamont

ALONE and mPower Shared Learning
Karen Coan, mPower Community Navigator

A community approach
Clare Cook from SPRING Social Prescribing and Scottish Social Prescribing Network (SSPN)

Interactive session with a focus on public and third sector engagement
Carmen Paputa-Dutu from ALLIANCE Scotland, Digital Health and Care National Lead

Social Prescribing ECHO in Northern Ireland
Aidan McCabe, mPower Implementation Lead

Feedback and closing remarks
Alan Connor