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Community Connectors

Our Community Connectors cover the whole of South Norfolk. 

If there is something that is troubling you, contact a Community Connector who can help you to start getting things back on track.

Community Connectors can help you to:

  • Be part of your community
  • Have positive relationships
  • Gain skills and feel confident
  • Have a warm and safe home
  • Be free from money worries.

Community Connectors can also put you in touch with activities and groups in your area or support you to start your own project, group or event. 

Community Connectors are working from all GP surgeries across South Norfolk delivering social prescribing. This is a non-medical solution to social, emotional and practical issues that may be causing health problems, or making them worse.    Find out more below. 

What is social prescribing?                      

Social prescribing is a non-medical solution to social, emotional or practical issues that may be causing health problems, or making them worse.

It’s a way to access extra services and support, through a GP, nurse or health care professional, to improve your health and wellbeing.

Benefits to you

  • Social prescribing can lead to many positive outcomes, including:
  • Helping you feel healthier and happier
  • Getting you involved with your local community
  • Linking you with new friends and like-minded individuals
  • Helping you back into work or accessing training and education
  • Helping you manage financial problems
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Where to access social prescribing

All surgeries across South Norfolk offer social prescribing.  Just speak to your GP, Nurse or healthcare professional who can refer you to this service.   

To find out more about social prescribing, contact a Community Connector (contact details below). 

If you are a health care professional and would like to know more please contact us. 

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Andrea Owen

The Lawns and Parish Fields, Diss. Windmill Surgery, Wymondham

07758 139075 / 01508 533933

aowen@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

 

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Barbara Howard

Cringleford (Humbleyard Practice). Hingham Surgery. Attleborough Surgeries. East Harling and Kenninghall Medical Practice

07890 599574 / 01508 533933

bhoward@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

 

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Jake Kubala

Harleston Medical Practice

07758 139076 / 01508 533933

jkubala@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

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Rachel Mahoney (Tuesday, Wednesday)

Wymondham Medical Practice

07972 731176 / 01508 533933

rmahoney@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

Noami Shulver

Naomi Shulver

Long Stratton Medical Partnership, Old Mill & Millgates Medical Practice, Poringland. Heathgate Medical Practice, Poringland

07758 139078 / 01508 533933

nshulver@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

Donna Scott

Donna Scott

Wymondham Medical Practice. Attleborough Surgeries. East Harling and Kenninghall Medical Practice

07866 135560 / 01508 533933

dscott1@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

Joy Elsley

Joy Elsley        

Harleston Medical Practice. Church Hill Surgery, Pulham Market. Heathgate Medical Practice, Poringland

07866 135392 / 01508 533933

jelsley@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

Lucy Baldwin

Lucy Baldwin (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)      

Mulbarton (Humbleyard Practice). Wymondham Medical Practice

07866 135795 / 01508 533933

lbaldwin@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

Wendy Mcevoy

Theresa Lavery

Chet Valley Medical Practice, Loddon. Hethersett (Humbleyard Practice)

07972 731176 / 01508 533933

tlavery@s-norfolk.gov.uk

 

Michelle Eger

Michele Eager

Attleborough Surgeries. East Harling and Kenninghall Medical Practice

07866 135560 / 01508 533933

meager@s-norfolk.gov.uk

You can also visit our facebook page for more information.  

 

If you have any questions, please call us on 01508 533642 or 01508 533945 or complete our online enquiry form.