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AHSW Annual Conference 2017 - TICKETS NOW ON SALE

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. EARLY BIRD ENDS 13TH OCTOBER

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Design Council

Design Council helps tackle tinnitus

A serendipitous discovery using light therapy has led to a new partnership between Leicester University and the Design Council. Research suggests the 'tint therapy' developed through the collaboration has alleviated symptoms in up to 40% of tested subjects.

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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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AHSW Fundraising and Development Professional (Freelance)

AHSW is recruiting a freelance Fundraising and Development Professional to support AHSW’s Director, Alex Coulter, in delivering the Catalyst Evolve Programme with a particular emphasis on Individual Giving. Deadline: 5pm 13th November

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Singing at Sea...

Rachel Belringer
Belmusic
Singing Leader

After 15 years teaching curriculum music and singing in main stream and special schools, I took the decision to work for myself, developing the therapeutic aspects of singing in health ...

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