Staffordshire Arts Service works in partnership with Creative Health CIC to help support a regional network dedicated to sustaining arts and health work in Staffordshire and the West Midlands. Arts and health is no longer a term understood as not arts therapies or participative arts or collaborative arts. One benefit of the information provided by the M.E.F. is that it can be taught in one or two classes (depending on how long the classes at your school are), and therefore can be implemented as needed into any health education curriculum.
As a result, the Australian Centre for Arts and Health (ACAH) has developed training modules for the health and the arts sectors to facilitate professional development in arts and health practice, evaluation and research. Subscriber Newsletter with calls for papers, inside news, conference and event info.
It is the latest in a long line of projects organised as part of Tallaght Hospital’s ongoing Arts Programme. The Partnership published a Research Report ‘Towards an Arts and Health Partnership in Sligo’ alongside a five year strategic plan for arts and health ‘HE+ART A Participatory Arts and Health Strategy for Sligo 2007-2012′.
Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is Ireland’s leading arts and health programme. The Centre is committed to researching the potential value of music, and other arts, in the promotion of wellbeing and health of individuals and communities. On Friday, November 20, those committed to Arts in Healthcare initiatives came together at the University Medical Center of Princeton in Plainsboro.
The arts are increasingly being integrated into hospitals and healthcare facilities around the world. This artwork explores the tensions experienced by patients in the waiting room when faced with life changing health implications. In November 2015 the NSW Minister for Health announced a Taskforce on Health and The Arts to provide advice on how to both encourage and better integrate The Arts into healthcare services, activities and facilities across the whole of NSW Health.