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Updated list of Directors of Public Health

Public Health England has published an updated list of all the Directors of Public Health in each local authority in England.

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Art in response to trauma: Louise Allen and Maude Julien

An illuminating programme in which two authors talk about how discovering art and literature - both creatively and appreciatively - helped them survive and transcend trauma and neglect in childhood. Broadcast on Front Row, BBC Radio 4 on 16-02-2018.

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Second Museums and Health Report

The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing has published its second report which offers insight into different ways the heritage sector is responding creatively to a range of issues and provides a variety of recommendations.

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Open Call for LGBTQ+ artists

Ginger Beer (a queer art collective based in Bristol) are looking for LGBTQ+ identifying artists working in any fine art medium to be featured in the second instalment of 'ginger beer: a queer art exhibition' at the Island, Bristol from 26th - 28th of Feb 2019.

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