New government investment in social prescribing

The Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, has announced a £4.5m scheme to support social prescribing. The new fund has the potential to support arts on prescription schemes across the country.

Funding comes from the Health and Wellbeing Fund, itself part of a programme of government investment in the voluntary sector.

Read the full list of schemes supported by this fund here

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