***This event is aimed specifically at Community Link Workers who are working directly within a Primary Care setting in Scotland*** Our peer support events are all about promoting community link workers’ wellbeing and enabling them to share learning and good practice to support them in their … [Read more...] about Scottish Community Link Worker Network: Peer Support Event February 2024
Diana Crowe who is Head of Services at Multiple Sclerosis UK (MS-UK) talks about her organisation's multiple sclerosis awareness training aimed at social prescribers. Did you know that multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common disabling neurological condition in younger, working aged adults in … [Read more...] about Diana’s Blog: MS-UK awareness training for social prescribers
Our latest monthly newsletter is out now, packed full as usual with network news, events and training information. You can read it here . Do get in touch if you want to include anything in our December issue. Happy reading! … [Read more...] about Scottish Community Link Worker Network – November newsletter out now!
The Scottish Government has committed to providing the Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership with up to £1.2m for 2024-25 to sustain community link worker capacity in Glasgow. This follows concerns raised about cuts to services from April 2024. The funding fills a gap that the partnership … [Read more...] about Funding guaranteed to sustain Glasgow City’s community link worker programme
Save the date- 29th May 2024 We are delighted that we are hosting the second Scottish Community Link Worker Annual Conference on the 29th May in Glasgow. Confirmed Keynote speakers: Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care Professor Sir Gregor Smith, … [Read more...] about Scottish Community Link Worker Annual Conference 2024- Essential Connections
***This event is aimed specifically at Community Link Workers who are working directly within a Primary Care setting in Scotland. Managers/Programme Leads for these Community Link Workers are also welcome to attend.*** This event will take place online on Zoom. The Scottish Community Link … [Read more...] about Scottish Community Link Worker Network: Knowledge Exchange Event January
Danielle McPhilemy is a Community Link Worker (CLW) in Stirlingshire. Her role in Fallin Health Centre is to link people attending their GP (or other primary care services) with local, often non-clinical, community resources. Jack McVitie was one of the first people to use the community link worker … [Read more...] about Jack’s Community Link Worker Story