National Social Prescribing Student Champion Scheme Opportunity

NHS England, College of Medicine, and the Social Prescribing Network presents: The National Social Prescribing Student Champion Scheme 2018-19.


What is Social Prescribing?

Social prescribing is enabling healthcare professionals to refer patients to a link worker, to co-design a non-clinical social prescription to improve their health and well-being.


Do you have an interest in medical educationprimary care, and teaching?

We are looking for FIVE enthusiastic medical students from each medical school in the UK who would like to become representatives for Social Prescribing in their local region.


How to apply:

To find out more, and to become a SP Champion please request an application form at

The application deadline for this year is 1st November 2018. However, places are limited to ONLY FIVE students per medical school and will be allocated before the deadline if we find the qualities we are looking for.

OFFICIAL: NHS England Gateway Number 06615