Coronavirus

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Hub

Information, guidance, resources and support for Social Prescribing Link Workers and Managers

Members reviews

What people say?

I've suggested to SPLW colleagues who work for other organisations in the area to join the NALW because I've really found the support and help has made a big difference
Faith Walkwell
Social Prescribing Link Worker
Join up to the membership as its reasonably priced, the Social Prescribing Link Worker can learn at their pace and have access to peer group supervision which is vital for this role
Dr Farzana Hussain
2019 GP of the year & Clinical Director

FAQs

If they are based in England and qualify for free support, they can register for free support or you can do this for them with their consent.

Find out the provision available via infrastructure and statutory organisations in your local area such as local councils, voluntary and community organisations.

The Health Care and Associated Professions (Indemnity Arrangements) Order 2014 mandates all healthcare professionals to have relevant indemnity insurance. The scope of indemnity covered would determine if social prescribers need professional indemnity insurance. We strongly recommend organisations communicate the scope of cover to social prescribers.

CNSGP has some information

GMPI Wales 

Social Prescribers and Link Workers are critical to the Covid-19 response and are key workers in health, social and community care. They are frontline workers providing emergency planning and mental wellbeing support to vulnerable groups and those asked to self-isolate during the Covid-19 crisis.

The challenges to digital consultation can be overcome with training, proper strategy and planning. Please see our digital consultation for Link Workers video