Nova is holding the 2018 AGM and 'Big Conversation' on Social Prescribing on 26 October 2018, at Unity Hall, Wakefield.

Event details

When Friday 26 October at 9:00am to 3:00pm
Where Unity Hall
Westgate, Wakefield, WF1 1EP

This event will celebrate and share current good practice and success stories on social prescribing projects that have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of people in Wakefield District.

Guest Speaker

Paula Sherriff, Shadow Minister, Health and MP for Dewsbury, Mirfield, Denby Dale & Kirkburton will be delivering the guest speech.

Paula will be talking about the Shadow Government's view on social solutions to health and wellbeing, and its impact on the mental health of the population.


9.00am - Registration

9.15am - 10.45am - Nova's AGM and a celebration of our members achievements

10.45am - 11.00am - Break

11.00am - 11.20am - Guest speaker - Paula Sherriff MP

11.20am - 11.30am - Q&A

11.30am - 1.00pm - Current approach to social prescribing (Live Well Wakefield and VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund)

1.00pm - 1.45pm - Lunch

1.45pm - 2.45pm - Extending the expertise of our members and partners

2.45pm - 3.00pm - Summary and next steps


  • Greater understanding of social prescribing in the Wakefield District
  • Opportunities to develop further projects and services


For more information, and to book, please email or call 01924 367418.

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