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Past Event

Social prescribing and its role in supporting the health and well-being of older people

About the Speaker

Dr Stephanie TierneyOxford Social Prescribing Research Network, University of Oxford

Stephanie is a health services researcher with an interest in long-term conditions, delivery of services and patients' experiences of care. She has completed work (reviews, qualitative research and mixed methods studies) on a range of health-related topics, including: understanding compassionate care, living with cystic fibrosis, working with patients who have diabetes, interventions for children with a cleft lip/palate, experiencing anorexia nervosa, managing heart failure, improving hospital discharge, supporting people caring for someone with dementia. 

Her current research focuses on social prescribing and how it can help to address wider determinants of health. She has conducted projects on the link worker role (who connect people to community assets and services), and on the contribution of the cultural sector to social prescribing. 

Please note that this is a Hybrid event. We welcome colleagues to 66 Banbury Road or on line via Zoom:


This event is part of a seminar series:

Trinity 2023 Seminar Series | Caring communities: configuring local support for healthy ageing in place

Building on current work at the Institute, this series explores how the health and wellbeing of older people may be supported through networks of caring relationships and locally-based assets. The speakers highlight a range of contextual factors that might facilitate healthy ageing in place, defined as living well in one’s chosen home and minimizing transitions to higher-intensity care ne...

Event Details

15 June 2023 14:00 - 15:00


Online & 66 Banbury Rd