Crawley Social Prescribing Service

  • Tessa Basson

Linking up with a Social Prescriber is becoming even easier for patients of Southgate Medical Group with Crawley Social Prescribing now offering self-referral at the click of a button. There are three ways to get in touch with a Social Prescriber. You can:

  • Contact the surgery and ask any member of the practice to refer you to Social Prescribing
  • Call Crawley Social Prescribing on 07719 103290
  • Go to www.crawleycommunityaction.org/social-prescribing-help and complete the short form, then simply click ‘Submit’.
  • A Social Prescriber will contact you within 5 days to talk about your needs and make sure that this is the right service for you

Social Prescribing helps you to access support for your non-medical needs, connecting you with the people or advice that matters to you. The service is free and confidential; below are just some of the areas in which we can offer support:

  • Housing
  • Finance
  • Work
  • Training
  • Bereavement
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Feel lonely or isolated
  • Lifestyle – e.g. give up smoking or losing weight
  • Caring responsibilities

Call the surgery or visit www.crawleycommunityaction.org  for more information about how Social Prescribing can support you.

Community Social Prescribing Service