Community Link Workers

What is a Community Link Worker?

Community Link Workers (formerly known as Social Prescribers) offer non-clinical support to patients to empower them to take greater control over their health and wellbeing by setting goals, and addressing problems and issues that the individual brings to the conversation. This gives the individual the opportunity to talk about what really matters to them.

The Community Link Workers role is to empower the individual to access relevant resources or services within the community.

Our link worker

Our Community Link Worker at Monifieth Medical Practice is Scott Duncan (email: scott@voluntaryactionangus.org.uk or call: 07955 315303)

How can a link worker help?

Here are some examples of what your Community Link Worker can assist with:

  • Social isolation and loneliness
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Healthy lifestyle choices
  • Getting out and about
  • Life changing events such as birth, retirement and bereavement
  • Long term health conditions
  • Loss of confidence/purpose
  • Poor health linked to housing or
  • Struggling with financial issues accessing work, training or volunteering
  • Accessing work, training or volunteering

Read more on the Voluntary Action Angus website.

Please call reception on 01382 534301 for an appointment or contact Scott directly using his contact details above.

About Us

Monifieth Medical Practice is proud to have provided personal medical care to the majority of the residents of Monifieth, in Angus, Scotland, since the 1960s.

Our aim is to provide a range of high quality, patient-centric, primary health care services delivered by committed and well-trained staff.

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Monifieth Medical Practice
The Health Centre
Victoria Street, Monifieth, Angus
DD5 4LX

01382 534301
MON-FRI: 8AM-1PM & 2PM-6PM