Funded by the Public Health Agency, this project is a collaboration between tech for good company Elemental Software, Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum and 15 Healthy Living Centres throughout the North of Ireland. Over a two year period, 28,000 people will engage in the largest social prescribing programme in Northern Ireland using Elemental Software.
The first ever Elemental pilot took place in the Creggan Community in Derry. The Old Library Trust Healthy Living Centre was running a social prescribing programme and used Elemental to better empower individuals in co-creating their social prescriptions and keep track of their health risk reduction journey.
Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum (BBHF) is a community led health improvement organisation bringing together people, groups and agencies to enhance health and wellbeing. Bogside and Brandywell is an area of deep deprivation and high health inequalities.
Derry based Clarendon Medical Centre was one of the first GP surgeries to recognise the benefits of the Elemental social prescribing platform and the difference it could make in fast tracking referrals for individuals in need of non medical support.
Dubai Health Authority, in partnership with Elemental Software launched the Happiness Prescribing Programme to trial and adopt a new approach for diabetes prevention. Using innovative technology to connect communities with diabetes prevention support, the partnership enabled individuals ‘at risk’ to better understand their health issues and create their own Diabetes prevention plan which reduced their […]