Updates and Opportunities with Elemental

3rd November 2020

Elemental win DigiLeaders 100 Healthtech Innovation AND the overall 2020 award

Commenting on the awards, Elemental CEO and Co-founder Jennifer Neff said: “In just two years, we have grown from a small start-up by two former community development workers into an essential part of the rapidly expanding social prescribing world. It is a tribute to our amazing team to have this recognition from Digileaders100. Social Prescribing gives valuable help to so many even in the best of times. The dramatic increase in the number of Social Prescriptions being made since March has underlined its vital role in helping thousands of people cope with the added impact of the pandemic.”

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How Elemental has supported the growing demand for social support in 2020


Welcome to our new customers

Elemental welcomes Grwp Cynefin Denbighshire, who have launched their social prescribing programme as part of the Betsi Cadwaladr project to enable people to access non-medical support across North Wales.

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Elemental welcomes Mantell Gwynedd, the most recent project in North Wales to adopt Elemental’s digital social prescribing technology in a bid to enhance the reach of their social prescribing scheme in Arfon, Gwynedd.

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Wrexham Glyndwr University partner with Elemental to deliver a whole system approach to student wellbeing. In a bid to enhance student wellbeing, build resilience, and promote new ways of working using social prescribing, Wrexham Glyndwr University has partnered with Elemental. Through the development of a sustainable and replicable approach to tackling wellbeing challenges grounded in social prescribing, students will be able to appropriately connect with non-clinical services within and beyond the University to support a range of health and wellbeing needs.

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Imagine Independence partner with Elemental to trial new social prescribing approach to tackling mental health crisis in Liverpool
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Resources, news and funding support

Elemental celebrate #LinkWorkerDay2020 by sharing a host of resources including guest blogs, videos and case studies
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How Elemental can support you to secure funding opportunities to help establish, enable and grow social prescribing
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Patrick McAliskey announced as new Chairperson of Elemental

Elemental announce that Patrick McAliskey, one of Northern Ireland’s most respected IT professionals and business leaders has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairperson at Elemental.

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Elemental awarded place on G-Cloud 12 Framework

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Upcoming events

Webinar: Social Prescribing, Increasing reach and evidencing impact in Scotland

Join Elemental and guest hosts from SPRING Social Prescribing, Your Voice Inverclyde, and Scran Academy, to hear how digital social prescribing is helping those working in community health and wellbeing to reduce health inequalities.

If you’d like to join us for the webinar showcasing how social prescribing is increasing reach and evidence impact in Scotland, register now.

10 November, @ 3PM-4PM BST
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Webinar: How to get GP buy-in for digital social prescribing

Join Elemental’s Head of Partnerships, Paul Gaskell, and guest host Mohan Sekeran, GP Principal, Wideway Medical Practice, Social Prescribing & Locality Lead from Merton CCG, as we hear about the importance of getting the foundation right for your social prescribing programme and why it’s so beneficial to have GPs and AHPs as champions for social prescribing in your neighbourhood.

Co-designing a social prescribing model with your locality?  Join us for the webinar!  Register now.

17 November @ 3PM-4PM BST
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The latest stats from the Elemental Platform

The latest stats from the Elemental’s social prescribing platform confirms that the demand for social support is growing in 2020, but how is digital supporting the demand for our customers?

Resources:

Ebook: Getting Started With Social Prescribing And Enhancing Your Existing Programmes

We’ve developed an eBook demonstrating how digital is enhancing social prescribing programmes in Health, Housing, Local Government, Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprises (VCSEs), Education, and Prison Care.

Download here


Case Study: SPRING Social Prescribing

SPRING Social Prescribing helps people 18+ to address social, emotional and practical needs by connecting them to sources of support within their community to improve their health and wellbeing, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. This support is ongoing throughout COVID-19.

Click here to read more about how SPRING Social Prescribing is providing ongoing support throughout COVID-19 and improving lives and wellbeing within communities across Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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