Successful Integration Requires Innovation, Creativity and Diplomacy
Head of Community Resilience, Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group, Hertfordshire, UK
Tim Anfilogoff is Head of Community Resilience with Herts Valleys CCG, where he designed the Community Navigator Scheme, a social prescribing (SP) service which now takes 2,000 referrals per year, mainly from GPs. Navigators link patients whose challenges are predominantly social back into their communities, producing improved wellbeing and freeing up GP and other professionals’ time. The scheme is locally and nationally recognised (Hertfordshire High Sheriff Award 2017, National Health Service Journal Awards (Community Health Services Redesign) 2016. Tim managed the National Carers’ Strategy and Carers Grant for the English Department of Health during 1999 – 2001.