Meet Jerome Burne, Medical and Health Journalist.
There could be some surprising and unfamiliar treatments on offer when you next visit your GP.
Outgoes the automatic prescription of a drug, and in its place might be support in the community to help you overcome poorly treated problems such as loneliness, chronic pain or illness. The idea behind this radical switch by the NHS is known as social prescribing.
The aim is to help patients help themselves.
Listen to the interview to get yourself familiar with Social Prescribe.