Healthier Lives

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th November 2018.

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Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care 12:00 am, 27th November 2018

Yes, it is. I have been briefed on the example that Bromley is setting, which has been brought to my attention by its brilliant local representative, my hon. Friend. Social prescribing systems such as this one are on the rise, because the evidence shows that social prescribing helps to keep people healthy and out of hospital.