Author: Bromley by Bow Centre, Macmillan Cancer Support

Resource Type: Report

Categories: Communities and social prescribing

Publishing body: Voluntary, community and social enterprise

This report is an evaluation of the Macmillan Social Prescribing (MSP) service running across East London between the period of July 2017 – April 2019 (Phase 2 of the service). The service was funded by Macmillan Cancer Support and delivered by the Bromley by Bow Centre (BBBC).

This evaluation was commissioned to consider three questions:

• How the MSP service can learn, adapt and improve – explored in Section 3 of this evaluation and in the Recommendations in Section 7
• The outcomes and impact of the service for clients and for the wider system – explored in Section 4 and 6 of this evaluation
• An economic assessment of the service – explored in Section 5 of this evaluation, and in further detail in Appendix 4: Macmillan Social Prescribing – A Social Return on Investment

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