This evaluation paper introduces eight different services providing social prescribing in Wessex and describes our work to understand and evaluate the impact they are having, to support their development.
A mixture of quantitative and qualitative methods were used to evaluate these services, to develop a rounded and rich understanding of the impact that they are making.
- R-Outcomes patient-reported outcome measures
- Qualitative interviews and case studies
- R-Outcomes staff reported outcome measures
- Economic evaluation based on changes in A&E and Emergency IP stays.