Fulfilling the promise How social prescribing can most effectively tackle loneliness

The British Red Cross and Co-op have been working together since 2015 to tackle loneliness and social isolation by advocating for change and establishing new Community Connector schemes across the country. During this time they have seen increasing priority given to reducing loneliness and social isolation by government, the NHS, charities and voluntary groups, and other organisations across England. This report analyses the impact of social prescribing on tackling loneliness thus far.