Have you had your nature prescription?
Connecting with nature may help improve your health and wellbeing.
Being in nature can help you:
- Reduce stress and anxiety
- Improve cardiovascular health
- Sleep better
- Improve concentration
- Increase your life satisfaction and happiness
If this is something you think you would be interested in please follow the links below:
Nature prescribing leaflet - This leaflet gives you the best starting ideas to get yourself connected with nature.
Nature prescribing calendar - After you have started getting used to nature why not try the nature prescribing calendar, which gives you new ideas every month.
Local map - This map will help you on your way to find the local quiet routes and cycle paths.
"Nature can be seen as a great outpatient department
whose therapeutic value is yet to be fully realised"
Dr William Bird
This surgery is currently piloting nature prescriptions; a collaboration between RSPB Scotland and NHS Lothian to develop our natural health service.
Ask your GP for more details.