A couple of weeks ago I attended the first ever National Social Prescribing Network Research Conference at the University of Salford. Currently engaged in attempting to understand the nature of social prescribing across Greater Manchester, I found the conference both informative and inspirational.
I didn’t expect to be struck with a need to speak out about the obvious link (well it’s obvious to me…) between social prescribing and another of my ‘social’ interests – social accounting.
Social prescribing is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. This approach is gaining momentum as an alternative to clinical care and prescribed medicines. Continue reading Emancipation from the need to prove…. how social accounting can break the shackles of burdensome reporting