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AHSW Annual Conference 2017

24th Nov in Bristol: A packed programme of keynotes, workshops and performance. Practical insights into what's happening with Social Prescribing and arts and health work across the South West. 

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Public Health England

List of Directors of Public Health in England (updated Dec 2015)

Public Health England has published a list of all 113 Directors of Public Health in England. The list provides a useful resource for people seeking to access local commissioners.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

Music Care Training Course

A three level training programme that prepares caregivers to use music in their care practice with increased confidence and theoretical understanding 

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Handbuilt and handpainted vase nears completion

Emily-Rose Hall
Freelance
Ceramicist/basket maker/tutor

I am an experienced ceramicist and basket weaver using craft to develop and run classes for all ages and abilities. Whether making a simple mark on a page, digging a ...

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