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Current projects: Education

Developing training materials for evaluation in social prescribing

WSSPR aims to develop training materials for social prescribers and researchers to support evaluation and monitoring of social prescribing interventions. This will be done following development of the social prescribing evaluation methodology framework. 

Funder: Health & Care Research Wales

Contact: Prof Carolyn Wallace

Social Prescribing Learning Needs

Using consensus methods, researchers identified training needs that social prescribers felt were important, and available or not available, and where these fit on a career timeline of a person delivering social prescribing. 

Funder: Health Education & Improvement Wales

Partners: University of South Wales, PRIME Centre Wales, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Wales Council for Voluntary Action, Wrexham Glyndŵr University

Contact: Prof Carolyn Wallace

Read the publication here. 

‘Enhancing Student Wellbeing through Social Prescribing’ :
A realist approach

A realist evaluation of a social prescribing intervention for higher education students to improve their well-being and mental health. The intervention will be implemented and evaluated in Wrexham Glyndŵr University and the principles will be transferred to University of South Wales.

Funder: Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

Partners: Wrexham Glyndŵr University, University of South Wales, Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care (WIHSC), PRIME Centre Wales.

Contact: Prof Carolyn Wallace


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