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Social prescribing: Combating loneliness is everyone's business

Nyatanga, Brian (2020) Social prescribing: Combating loneliness is everyone's business. British Journal of Community Nursing, 25 (4). p. 200. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The article discusses the concept of social prescribing and its role in combating loneliness. Topics mentioned include a loneliness strategy developed in Great Britain to help eligible people access support and resources to ameliorate their situation, the role of social media in tackling loneliness, and the distinction between being alone and being lonely.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: loneliness, UK, social prescribing, older people, elderly
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2020 13:04
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:35

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