Episode 6: The Arts on Social Prescription

Audio-only version: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/scotlands-sfhn/episodes/Episode-6-The-Arts-on-Social-Prescription-e2248gk

Show Notes

On Season 2, Episode 6, we welcome Deborah Hamilton, a Glasgow-based Community Links Practitioner with the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, and Alison Leitch, assistant service manager  of the Edinburgh Community Link Worker Network, co-chair of the Scottish Social Prescribing Network and member of Scottish Community Link Worker Network.

The show is presented by Brianna Robertson-Kirkland, who is Principal Investigator of the Network.

The show’s producer is Sophie Boyd.

This episode is edited by Sophie Boyd.

More details about the Network:

Website: https://portal.rcs.ac.uk/scotland-singing-for-health-network/

Get in touch: singing-for-health@rcs.ac.uk

Twitter: @ScotSingHealth

Key links:

Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance: https://www.culturehealthandwellbeing.org.uk/key-themes/social-prescribing.

Edinburgh Community Link Worker Network: https://www.evoc.org.uk/partnerships/community-link-workers/

Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland: https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/

National Academy for Social Prescribing: ⁠https://socialprescribingacademy.org.uk/⁠

Scottish Social Prescription Network: https://www.scottishspn.org.uk/

Scottish Community Link Worker Network: https://vhscotland.org.uk/what-we-do/scottish-community-link-worker-network/.

Social Prescribing Resources: https://www.healthscotland.scot/publications/social-prescribing-resources.

What is social prescribing? (link from gov.uk): https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/social-prescribing-applying-all-our-health/social-prescribing-applying-all-our-health

What is social prescribing (link from gov.scot): https://www.gov.scot/publications/resources-mental-health-wellbeing-primary-care-services/pages/4/#:~:text=The%20term%20%27social%20prescribing%27%20is,and%20physical%20health%20and%20wellbeing.

Music featured in the episode:

Intro music: Free Over the Fields (ID 1622) by Lobo Loco (licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License)

Outro music: Famba Naye sung by the Dennistoun Cheyne Gang, recorded by Sophie Boyd. Famba Naye is a folk song that comes from Zimbabwe and is sung in the Shona language.  “Famba Naye” means “Stay Well, Go Well” in Shona. As the song is about parting, it is a popular song to be sung at funerals, though it can also be sung in other contexts.