Social Prescribing In a Busy GP Surgery in St Albans & Advice From a Pharmacist

April 16, 2019 - Mike Dilke

The RELAXBACK UK Show this week looks at social prescribing in a GP surgery and also how visiting a pharmacy can provide fast medical help without using up a GP's time.

Alan Bellinger runs the volunteer service that provides social prescribing services at the Maltings Surgery in St Albans. This refers patients to all kinds of organisations and is designed to help patients with non medical needs. It can help patients dramatically in all kinds of ways and can result in them being healthier and happier. Listen here to find out how.

Shilpah Shah is a pharmacist with Lloyds Pharmacy. She explains how it can be a lot easier and quicker to see a pharmacist for advice on a range of medical issues. Hear her here.

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