What is SPRING Social Prescribing?

It helps people aged 18+ to address social, emotional and practical needs by connecting them to sources of support within their community to improve their health and well-being

How does SPRING Social Prescribing work?

SPRING Social Prescribing enables a GP or Primary Health Care professional to refer patients to community support programmes and activities. These patients may suffer from one or a combination of the following issues:
Social isolation
Low mood
Mild depression
Long term conditions
Physical inactivity 

These support programmes and activities may include:

  • Social clubs
  • Physical activities
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Counselling
  • Peer support groups for those with long term conditions
  • Advice and guidance
  • Volunteering groups / opportunities

Accessing Social Prescribing Services?

If you are an individual and feel you could benefit from the above please speak to your GP or Primary Health Care professional and ask them to contact Bernie on the details below.

If you are a GP or Primary Health Care professional and believe some of your patients could benefit from SPRING Social Prescribing please also contact Bernie to set up a meeting.

Please click here to access our referral form


Contact Details
Bernie Donaghy
The Resurgam Trust Healthy Living Centre, 69 Drumbeg Drive, Lisburn BT28 1Q
Telephone 02892 528233
Mobile 07935 220403
Email bernie.donaghy@resurgamtrust.co.uk