A Green Prescription (GRx) is written advice provided to a
patient by a health professional recommending physical activity, as
part of the patient's health management plan. It is a free
service providing support, motivation and guidance,
and includes access to low-cost activities.
Referrals into GRx in Canterbury have grown from 2,164
participants in 2008-09 period to 2,719 participants in 2011-12, a
30% increase over a four year period.
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