GPs are being urged to take advantage of greater prescribing freedoms to refer people with addiction and depression problems to 'care farms', which provide health initiatives in a rural setting.

Due to speak at the second National Care Farms conference today, NHS Alliance chair Dr Michael Dixon said care farms are a relatively new concept in Britain but common in the Netherlands and Italy.

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GPs are being urged to take advantage of greater prescribing freedoms to refer people with addiction and depression problems to 'care farms', which provide health initiatives in a rural setting.

Due to speak at the second National Care Farms conference today, NHS Alliance chair Dr Michael Dixon said care farms are a relatively new concept in Britain but common in the Netherlands and Italy.

Read more here