Arts & Health South West arts and health

We will be looking at sustainability in creativity and mental health with a focus on co-production. To order online only subscriptions , print and online, print subscriptions and print single issues for the current year and most recent two back volumes, full journals and subject collections. We have recently released a new website commissioned by the GLA, containing the Arts and Culture Social Prescribing Mythbuster Guide. The resources include information, resources, case studies, podcasts and an animation for anyone interested in cultural social prescribing in London. We know that many of you are keen to get involved in cultural social prescribing but don’t know where to start. We were commissioned by the Greater London Authority to produce this Mythbusting Guide.

  • As this agenda gains wider political and public attention, Arts for Health continues to lead by example, delivering work that is driven by strong core values and a focus on social change.
  • It provides a forum for publication and debate of arts in health care and health promotion.
  • Jessica has a background in arts project management previously working for over 15 years in education and community settings as a project manager and consultant.
  • So whether you want to understand cultural social prescribing, practice delivering online or find collaborators for funding and creative projects, we hope we have something to offer you.

Arts and musical activities for health have been explored in contexts including treatment of acute and long-term conditions, health prevention, health literacy, and health promotion. In our current political and economic climate, which is forcing a reassessment of human priorities, and where wellbeing is a declared government priority, arts in health offer a professional, value-for-money contribution to mainstream health care. They can contribute to shortening the length of hospital stay, reduce patient medication and lower reliance on GP consultation.

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All articles submitted should be original work and must not be under consideration by other publications. Journal contributors will receive a free PDF copy of their final work upon publication. By 1 October for issue 1, 1 February for issue 2 and 1 June for issue 3 of each volume.

This Facebook group is your place to share knowledge, and keep the sector thriving. In 2022 the week is taking place 16th – 22nd May and the theme is ‘Get Creative, Get Outdoors’. It is free to list events and we will be promoting all over our social media channels. The Arts in Health team relies on the goodwill of our dedicated team of volunteers. We also regularly work with professional artists and musicians on a variety of creative projects across the Trust.

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It features some of the basic myths we commonly hear in social prescribing, showcases some wonderful case studies and offers further sources of help. The Cultural Cwtsh is full of creative ideas and fun activities and is designed to lift spirits and boost the wellbeing of staff working across the NHS and the Social Care sectors in Wales. Diana has worked in wide variety of administrative roles including work for BBC Radio and as a legal secretary. She is also a musician and music teacher and values the role of the arts in wellbeing.

So whether you want to understand cultural social prescribing, practice delivering online or find collaborators for funding and creative projects, we hope we have something to offer you. Helen’s background is in dance and she has worked in the arts and learning sector for local authorities, theatres and health organisations. She has managed arts and cultural activities in the community and health sector and has worked at the Trust since 2012. At Arts for Health we work with our clinical teams to provide creative delivery of high quality, inclusive engagement, bringing benefits to our service users, carers and staff and improving clinical outcomes. We work with our facilities and estates team to enhance health environments within and across the Trust patch.

Making and experiencing arts and culture transforms quality of life for individuals and communities. Take a look at the work we’re doing to support health and wellbeing and help us to spread the word about how art can make us feel better. At Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, we understand the powerful health and wellbeing benefits of using the arts within a healthcare setting.

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