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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.


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