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Christiana Melam

Chief Executive of National Association of Link Workers

Christiana is the founder and chief executive of the National Association of Link Workers, the UK's professional membership body and collective voice for Social Prescribing Link Workers demedicalising social issues in healthcare.

She is the architect of the Annual Social Prescribing Link Worker Day/Awards/Conference and an international Social Prescribing Link Worker champion. She is a serial influential award-winning CEO listed in Health Service Journal's 50 Black, Asian, and minority ethnic influential Health leaders power list and the Telegraph's 100 UK Female Founders watch list.

She is a doctorate researcher interested in the Social Prescribing Link Worker Model, Health Inequalities, Primary, and Community Health, Implementation science, and Critical Realism.