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Camden Care Navigation and Social Prescribing


The service helps people to receive the right support at the right time through:

  • care navigation
  • signposting to community and voluntary organisations
  • information and advice

For a detailed pathway please see Downloads.

Eligibility criteria


Camden residents

  • Age 18+
  • Patients who want or need support with issues that impact on their lives, such as social isolation, support with self and home management, support with finances, housing issues, grants, unemployment, transport, food provision, liaising with social services - care package requests
  • Patients who have trouble navigation the complex health and care system
  • Patient who wish to be more independent and want to be more active in their communities 
  • Patients who want/need to improve their overall health and wellbeing 

Hospital Discharge patients (Camden residents):

  • Patients who are being or recently been discharged from hospital and need support with self-management while recovering, including shopping, hot meal delivery, prescription delivery, general amenities like heating check, gas top-ups, information and advise including debt, benefits, housing and employment. 


How to refer

The service is an ‘open’ social prescribing model for Camden residents over 18, and receives referrals from GPs, hospitals, social workers, mental health services, and many other local health and care services. Residents can also self-refer.

EMIS form

Referral methods: EMIS managed referral

Find the 'Camden Care Navigation and Social Prescribing Service Referral Form v1.1' on the EMIS forms web page.

Editable PDF / Word document Download Form

Referral methods: Email

Please send completed EMIS form by email to nclicb.socialprescribingreferral@nhs.net 

Self-referral Download Form

Patients can self-refer by email or telephone.

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Review date: Friday, 22 September 2023