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Keenaghan, Celia and Sweeney, Joanna and McGowan, Bernie . (2012) Care options for primary care: the development of best practice guidance on social prescribing for primary care teams. Dublin: Keenaghan Research and Communication. 71 p.

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• Executive summary
• Introduction
• Context for social prescribing
• Definition and practice
• Activities commonly used in social prescribing
• Conclusion and guidance

The aim of this report is to offer information and best practice guidance on social prescribing for Primary Care Teams. Social prescribing is emerging as an area of practice in the context of a number of key developments in mental health promotion and prevention and primary care provision.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Prescription/Over the counter
Intervention Type:AOD disorder drug therapy
Date:March 2012
Pages:71 p.
Publisher:Keenaghan Research and Communication
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants)
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants) > Benzodiazepine
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Drugs and alcohol substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)

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