Ways to Wellness is a social prescribing service for people with long term health conditions (including COPD, Asthma, Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, epilepsy, thinning of the bones/osteoporosis) who use GP practices in the West of Newcastle. Link Workers support you to create an action plan to help you manage your long term conditions, improve your quality of life and lead a healthier life. This may include:
- getting involved in local groups and activities
- accessing specialist services and support
- healthy eating and getting more active
- getting support around benefits and welfare rights
You can be referred to the service by your GP or Practice Nurse in a participating GP service.