Funding welfare rights advice services to work in partnership with healthcare

Report of survey findings January 2024

Social welfare advice services help people to understand and act on their legal rights, tackling hardship and poor living and working conditions. Health justice partnerships integrate this support with healthcare to address health inequalities.

Funding is a significant challenge for developing and sustaining these partnerships. This survey aimed to understand current funding circumstances in more detail in order to inform future policy actions.

An online survey was conducted with advice services who are funded to provide advice in partnership with healthcare (delivered within NHS settings or on the basis of NHS referrals). 75 responses were received and analysed

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