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GPs asked to prescribe bird watching in latest social scheme

Friday 12th October 2018

Counting the birds in your garden, taking a walk on the beach, and building a bug hotel are all suggestions in a nature on prescription scheme launched in Shetland in partnership with the RSPB.
 
After a pilot at one GP practice last year, the Nature Prescriptions scheme has now been extended to all 10 surgeries in the NHS Shetland region.
 
GPs have been provided with leaflets from the RSPB to hand out to patients as part of a bid to help reduce blood...