NHS Direct Wales: Book Prescription Wales

Book Prescription Wales is a scheme that aims to help people with mild to moderate emotional problems to make use of high quality self-help books that have been specially selected by psychologists and counsellors working in Wales.

This highly successful scheme involves a GP or other health professional prescribing a therapy book which is available to borrow from any branch library across Wales. Some topics covered by Book Prescription Wales are: anger, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, low self-esteem and stress.

To search the library’s holdings please enter the terms ‘book prescription wales’ into Primo, this will retrieve our holdings. The books are all Standard Loan and may be borrowed in the usual way .

For more information about the scheme see: http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/pdfs/WG%2016567%20Third%20A4%20English%20WEB.pdf


  • All items in the Collection are added to the Library catalogue, Primo, and are available for loan