Whilst singing can lift our spirits, research evidence suggests it could also improve breathing for people with lung conditions and help us cope with dementia.Dr Simon Opher, Clinical Lead for social prescribing in Gloucestershire, discusses the health benefits of singing. “In Gloucestershire, we have been exploring how health-focussed singing groups, specifically for people with a […]
Dr Shabari Hosur, GP and Clinical Lead for the National Diabetes Prevention Programme in Gloucestershire, reflects on the positive impact the programme is having in the county, with over 3,000 people now signed up to take part. “Over 34,000 people in Gloucestershire are living with Type 2 diabetes and sadly, many people will experience potentially […]
Dr Jo Bayley, who represents primary care providers on Gloucestershire’s ICS Delivery Board, discusses the county’s innovative social prescribing initiative which enables primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services.