Personalised care resources
Sharing resources and facilitating collaboration across London is a crucial part of our team’s work. Please see below and if you would like to add your resources to this list, please contact us.
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- Personalised care roles in primary care resources
- Social prescribing resources
- Care coordination resources
- Health and wellbeing coaching resources
- Case studies
- PCN toolkit
- 2023 Personalised care evidence base review
The Social Prescribing and Community based prevention team has summarised the web-based NHSE Workforce Development Framework (WDF) for Social Prescribing Link Workers (SPLW) into a four page PDF which links you to all the key information.
The team has also designed this one-page explainer around the role of Social Prescribing Link Workers.
The Social Prescribing and Community based prevention team has summarised the web-based NHSE Workforce Development Framework (WDF) for Health and Wellbeing Coaches (HWBC) into a four page PDF which links you to all the key information.
The team has also designed this one-page explainer around the role of Health and Wellbeing Coaches
The Social Prescribing and Community based prevention team has summarised the web-based NHSE Workforce Development Framework (WDF) for Care Coordinators (CC) into a four page PDF which links you to all the key information.
The team has also designed this one-page explainer around the role of Care Coordinators.
Social Prescribing Resources:
This is a summary guide of what social prescribing is for those implementing/ delivering social prescribing services, but could be of interest to Link Workers to gain further context of their role and useful as a reference when advising PCNs on guidance around the delivery of effective social prescribing.
Whether you’re an experienced Link Worker or brand new to the role, these resources from NHSE outline key information and documents for Social Prescribing Link Workers working in the NHS through Primary Care Networks.
- Primary Care Network Social Prescribing Reference Guide
- Primary Care Network Toolkit
- Link worker welcome and induction pack
- Summary Guide to Social Prescribing
- E-learning programme
- NHS England Website- social prescribing
NHSE support and resources for social prescribing
This page from NHS England provides a number of useful resources about social prescribing, as well as information on accessing the latest webinars, online training and toolkits.
- PCN social prescribing reference guide + Technical annex
The Social Prescribing Collaboration Platform is a place for Social Prescribing Link Workers (SPLWs) working with Primary Care Networks (PCNs) to access key documents and updates about Social Prescribing.
This space is for London-based social prescribing link workers, service managers and other staff related to social prescribing in London. Here you can find information relating to Social Prescribing activities in London, details of your Regional Learning Coordinator and Regional Facilitator, local SP events, and join in with discussions and ask questions.
Each month, the Transformation Partner in Health and Care Personalised Care team send out a comprehensive newsletter bringing you the latest news, events and resources.
The guide for new social prescribing Link Workers (SPLWs) in north east London is part of the personalisation and social prescribing transformation programme in the North East London Health and Care Partnership. It builds on work undertaken in Waltham Forest in 2020 in early intervention and prevention.
This has been created by London Regional Learning Coordinator in order to support SPLWs and SP Managers with finding appropriate professional development opportunities and resources.
Social Prescribing and Health Inequalities
These resources are designed to support social prescribing to tackle health inequalities, by targeting specific cohorts of people.
Care Coordination Resources:
This is a summary pack for new Care Coordinators. It will help you to find your feet in your new role. It will also point you in the direction of more detailed information that might be useful to you.
An induction guide for care coordinator workers in primary care networks.
This workspace is intended for care coordinators to access and share resources, access up to date information and ask questions and share ideas via the discussion forums.
From the NHSE introductory webinar, these slides run through what personalised care is and provides practical tips to help new Care Coordinators in their role.
NHSE have created these optional resources are provided to support PCN sin the recruitment or engagement of care coordinators – including templates for job adverts and descriptions, as well as personal specification and interview questions.
Main Health and Wellbeing Coaching Resources:
This an induction guide for health and wellbeing coach workers in primary care networks. It will help you to find your feet in your new role. It will also point you in the direction of more detailed information that might be useful to you.
This guide and technical annexes, designed to support the delivery of health coaching, should be used when commissioning and when deciding what can or should be counted and reported as health coaching in a local area.
PCN Toolkit: Using Social Prescribing, Health Coaching and Care Co-ordination to tackle health inequalities
The PCN toolkit is a practical online resource to support GPs, practice managers and others working in primary care establish a thriving workforce that includes social prescribing link workers, care coordinators and health and wellbeing coaches who can focus on the wider social, economic and environmental factors that affect people’s health and wellbeing.
It includes the latest policies, guidance, best practice, checklists and case studies that will support Primary Care Networks and managers to embed these non-clinical roles to ensure those most in need of support get it in the right place, at the right time and by the right person.
We have also created one-pager documents summarising each of the three roles, their unique contribution in tackling health inequalities, and training & support needs:
2023 Personalised care evidence base review (diabetes, MSK & COPD)
The NHS England Evidence task and finish group commissioned a review of the personalised care evidence base, specifically to cover three key condition areas (diabetes, musculoskeletal (MSK) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)).
The aim of the review is to outline the breadth and depth of evidence to support the deployment of personalised care interventions to reduce healthcare utilisation in all parts of the healthcare system.
This work was completed in March 2023 and is now available to view and download:
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