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An early rehearsal moment for Keynsham Action Network's Butterflies-Voice choir

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An early rehearsal moment for Keynsham Action Network's Butterflies-Voice choir

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AHSW Change of Address

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

 

 

 

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Art at the Heart Team

Royal United Hospitals wins Creative Bath Award for Art

Art at the Heart of the RUH has won a Creative Bath Award for Art. The team hopes that the award will “help us gain greater financial support to enable us to continue to enhance the environment for the benefit of patients, staff and visitors at the hospital”.

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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

Call for Abstracts: the International Health Humanities & Arts in Health Symposium.

The Symposium will showcase and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. There will also be a series of workshops, debates and networking opportunities. Deadline: 12pm, 25th September.

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ROSEMARY GRAHAM
COACH YOUR VISION
CREATIVE FACILITATOR

I am a creative coach, member of various Arts and Health groups, on the Cross Party Working Group for Wales and work with SPAN ARTS, PEMBROKESHIRE. I love to help ...

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