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Yeovil District Hospital, INR-I project in X-ray department with artist Hugh Turvey

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Yeovil District Hospital, INR-I project in X-ray department with artist Hugh Turvey


Centre for Medical Humanities

Oxford Brookes University has established a new Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH) to expand the work previously conducted through the Centre for Health, Medicine and Society.

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Sydney de Haan

Exciting new singing and COPD research project launched at Southbank Centre

Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health research project 'Singing for Better Breathing', aims to bring people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) together to sing and improve their general breathing.

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Outside In and Craftspace invite artists to submit to a national touring exhibition of Outsider Craft - deadline 30 October 2015

This major exhibition, co-curated by Laura Hamilton, will launch at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, home of Outside In, from 12 March – 12 June 2016, followed by a national UK tour.

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Anna Marie Fry
Somerset College of Art and Technology

As an artist, I use a combination of commonplace materials, traditional techniques and medical paraphernalia that I am instinctively drawn to, focusing almost entirely on human form, human experience and ...

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