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Posts 12 September 2019

Connecting Through Creativity: Tackling Loneliness

AHSW is raising funds this Christmas to help end loneliness, and you can help!

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Posts 12 February 2020

Arts Council England Launches its Strategy for the Next 10 Years

Arts Council England’s Strategy for 2020-30 is built around three Outcomes and four Investment Principles. "They are designed to work together to achieve our ...

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Posts 9 January 2020

Move, Dance, Feel launches in Bristol

A creative project for women affected by cancer, designed to offer holistic support and enhance wellbeing which has been running in London for almost four years ...

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Posts 12 February 2020

New Episode of ‘Disability And…’ Podcast Explores Writing and the Stories we Tell

For episode 9 of the Disability And…Podcast, Graeae’s Creative Learning Director, Jodi-Alissa Bickerton chats to theatre-maker and filmmaker, Matilda Ibini about Disability and The ...

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Posts 12 February 2020

Stories of Arts and Health

At our 2019 annual conference, we asked attendees to write their stories of arts and health on a postcard, and put it in our ...

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Posts 9 January 2020

Caring for the Carers

Providing opportunities for creativity shouldn’t be at the expense of the person delivering them. It’s time to pay attention to the needs of creative ...

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Posts 8 January 2020

GPs boost for Arts in Healthcare

Second Arts in Health survey suggests ‘massive’ culture change

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Posts 18 November 2019

Lets Talk Loneliness Map Launched

An interactive map of organisations working to support people experiencing loneliness.

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Posts 18 November 2019

National Academy for Social Prescribing Launched

A new National Academy for Social Prescribing has been launched by the Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock MP. Social prescribing involves helping ...

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Posts 18 November 2019

Documentary: Can music make you feel better?

This special 30 minute documentary, presented by Thaddaeus Brown, investigates the benefits of live music and was aired on BBC Music Day.

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Mental Health Concordat
Posts 25 October 2019

Arts and Health South West (AHSW) commits to supporting good mental health in south west England.

Arts and Health South West has become a signatory to the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health from Public Health England (PHE).

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