* All times are based on Europe/London BST.

  • 8:00

    Europe/London

    08:00 - 09:15 BST
      Networking
      Exhibition

    Registration, Networking, Exhibition

    9:15

    Europe/London

    09:15 - 09:30 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Opening Remarks

    Speaker: Christiana Melam MBE

    9:30

    Europe/London

    09:30 - 10:00 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Enhancing Health, Wellbeing and Work Through Social Prescribing

    Speaker: Dr Shriti Pattani OBE, National Clinical Expert in Occupational Health and Wellbeing, NHS England Clinical Director, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust. Session Overview: Discusses opportunities for enhancing health, wellbeing and work through social prescribing

    10:00

    Europe/London

    10:00 - 10:30 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Health and Community Services Collaboration for Newly Diagnosed Hypertensives

    Speakers: Casey Ord, Pg Dip BSc (Hons) MNALW (Accred.), Senior Social Prescriber, Taurus Health care Ltd and Jennifer Tindall BSc (Hons), NLP Prac. mBANT, Health and Wellbeing Coach, Taurus Healthcare Ltd. Session Overview: Discover our tailored group intervention for newly diagnosed hypertensives, a collaborative effort with GP practices, local services, and community partners. The program incorporates social prescribing, health coaching, and clinical education, offering personalized sessions on clinical aspects, nutrition, physical activity, sleep, and stress management. Learn about the positive outcomes, including reduced blood pressure, increased self-reported wellbeing, and the impact of multi-agency collaboration in providing valuable support, resources, and community engagement.

    10:30

    Europe/London

    10:30 - 11:00 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Improving Musculoskeletal conditions: The Power of Human and Unhurried Care

    Speaker: Georgi Daluiso-King BSc, MCSP, MSc, MMACP Session overview: The Sussex Musculoskeletal (MSK) Partnership Central will talk to their experience of putting personalised care at the centre of their work, with a focus on the magic that can come from blending and integrating a Care Navigator link worker team into MSK to create more humanistically-held healthcare. The focus on engaging with what really matters to people and the journey of truly moving from consultations into conversations, from industrialised healthcare to careful, kind care and the impact this has had on those seeking care and those providing it will be shared and discussed.

    11:00

    Europe/London

    11:00 - 11:25 BST
      Networking
      Exhibition
      Coffee Break

    Coffee Break

    11:25

    Europe/London

    11:25 - 11:55 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Creating Pathways to Economic Inclusion through a diverse Social Prescribing Workforce.

    Speaker: Prof. Patrick Vernon OBE, Chair and Non-executive Director for Inequalities Additional speaker to be confirmed Session information: to follow

    11:55

    Europe/London

    11:55 - 12:25 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    How our social prescribing service is revolutionising wellbeing for International Medical Graduates and NHS Trust Trainees

    Speaker: Ryan Nicholls, YOURhealth Team Leader, Your organisation: Humber Teaching Foundation Trust Session Information: To follow

    12:25

    Europe/London

    12:25 - 12:30 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Thoughts from the morning

    12:30

    Europe/London

    12:30 - 13:30 BST
      Networking
      Exhibition
      Lunch Break

    Lunch, Networking, Exhibition

    13:30

    Europe/London

    13:30 - 14:00 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Unlocking Link Worker Potential: Professional Regulation Pathway

    Speakers: Christiana Melam, CEO, Melanie Venables and Marie Adams Session overview: Explore the transformative power of achieving recognition for social prescribing link workers. Learn how standardisation elevates service quality, builds trust, reduces inequalities and fuels career advancement and sustainability. Join us to navigate the practicalities of establishing regulatory pathways tailored to link workers and discover how this can amplify their impact on health outcomes and sustain the profession.

    14:00

    Europe/London

    14:00 - 14:45 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Unravelling the complexities of Social Prescribing in Primary Care: Implications for Practice

    Speakers: Dr Stephanie Tierney, Senior Researcher, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford and Professor Margaret Ikpoh, Vice Chair of Professional Development & Standards, Royal College of General Practitioners Session Overview: Gain insights into latest research findings on the complexities shaping social prescribing practices and explore opportunities and challenges for effective implementation in primary care settings.

    14:45

    Europe/London

    14:45 - 14:50 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Thoughts from the afternoon

    14:50

    Europe/London

    14:50 - 15:15 BST
      Networking
      Exhibition
      Coffee Break

    Coffee Break

    15:15

    Europe/London

    15:15 - 15:45 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    How Can Social Prescribing Empower Homeless and Asylum Seeker Communities?

    Speaker: Colette Mason, Alliance Scotland. Session Overview: Discover how social prescribing can empower homeless individuals and asylum seekers through our thematic project tailored specifically for these communities. Through a collaborative effort involving various stakeholders, our project aims to make a profound difference in the lives of those facing homelessness and seeking asylum. By leveraging non-medical interventions and community-based support, we strive to enhance their well-being, foster social integration, and improve access to essential services.

    15:45

    Europe/London

    15:45 - 16:15 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Keynote session: Moving from damage control to damage prevention through Social Prescribing.

    Speaker: Christiana Melam MBE.

    16:15

    Europe/London

    16:15 - 16:30 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Wrap up of the day

    16:30

    Europe/London

    16:30 - 16:45 BST
    Main Hall
      Celebration
      Members Ceremony

    Accredited Members Welcome

    To celebrate the achievement of attaining MNALW (Accred.) status having met the accreditation criteria.

    16:45

    Europe/London

    16:45 - 17:00 BST
    Main Hall
      Session

    Closing Remarks (Day 1)