Table 2

Number of onward referrals by service category among interview sample

CategoryNumber of referral to other services
Long-term condition management (eg, voluntary sector support groups)7
Mental health (eg, CBT)1
Physical activity (eg, gym, walking group, swimming)21
Weight management/healthy eating5
NHS services (eg, physiotherapy)7
Welfare rights advice (eg, benefits advice, aids and adaptations)3
Learning/employment assistance (eg, CV writing)5
Voluntary work1
Arts-based activities (eg, choir, art therapy)2
Community-based activities (eg, gardening, fishing, crafts)2
  • CBT, cognitive behavioural therapy.