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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that are not currently receiving mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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CQC to partner with charities and patient advocacy groups

The Care Quality Commission has announced it will be working with a number of ‘Tell us about your care’ partner organisations: Carers UK, Disability Rights UK, Mind, The National Autistic Society, Patients Association, and the Relatives & Residents Association.

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The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Opportunities

Seeking Arts Approaches in Health practices

A research project is looking for UK examples of specific programmes that use arts approaches amongst people recovering from addictions. These might be based in hospitals or in community locations.

The project would also like to hear about any UK training programmes for healthcare staff that aim to help workers on how to use the arts with people recovering from addictions.

Any help greatly appreciated. If you can think of any examples please email your information to: Theo.stickley@nottingham.ac.uk

 

 

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Birth art

Judith Bradfield
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Midwife/hypnotherapist/artist

I am a midwife and hypnotherapist who studied art and have a BA gained at UWE, 2006. I have also undertaken numerous courses including a Birth art course. I like ...

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