Penny Collantine – Social Prescribing Link Worker for South Woodham Ferrers and Bicknacre

My role is to help and support you if you would like to improve your health and wellbeing, whether that’s mentally, socially or physically. I have the time to find out what matters to you and can connect you to appropriate organisations. So, if you’re struggling in any way, please get in touch by email or ask a member of staff at any of the surgeries (or Peter Blackman) to contact me by phone and I will call you.

My email address is or

I work part time, on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 9am – 3.30pm at the moment, across Brickfields, Greenwood, Kingsway and Wyncroft surgeries.

I can support with social / life issues including:

  • Social isolation
  • Maintaining physical and mental wellbeing
  • Healthy living
  • Weight management
  • Lifestyle advice
  • Supporting independence – mobility and equipment
  • Looking after someone
  • Getting out and about
  • Home adaptations
  • Money worries