Social Prescribing Project

Centre for Music partners create student placements to lead activities for UWE Bristol Social Prescribing project ‘Living Well.’

Laura sitting on a yoga matt playing viola

MA Music Therapy students Luke Howell and Laura Wilson have kick started the music strand of the UWE Bristol Social Prescribing programme called ‘Living Well’, providing support for students referred to the programme from the Wellbeing service.  

Launched in February, Laura and Luke have been running a special Music and Wellbeing group for programme participants using improvisation techniques and songwriting to support participants’ wellbeing and social connection. 

What can Social Prescribing Teach Us about Leisure podcast

Listen to the podcast below to hear ‘Living Well’ coordinator, Marie Pring, and other programme contributors, Dr Liz Jenkinson and Dr Nicola Holt, talking more about Social Prescribing at UWE Bristol and the impact of making time for music and other activities.