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Networking: ArtCare e-bulletin

Networking: ArtCare e-bulletin

ArtCare is the arts in health organisation based at Salisbury hospital and delivers a quality arts programme, contributing to the healing process and well-being of patients. Download their most recent e-bulletin here: ArtCare e-bulletin – May 2017

Networking: National Alliance of Musicians in Healthcare (NAMIH) conference 2017

The first national conference for the National Alliance of Musicians in Healthcare (NAMIH) takes place on Monday 10 July 2017, and is co-hosted by OPUS Music CIC and the Royal Brompton Hospital, London and supported using public funding by Arts Council England. NAMIH represents a range of practitioners committed to supporting, developing and delivering person-centred music … Continue reading

Funding: The Masonic Charitable Foundation – community support grants

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Community Support Grants Scheme has grants available to registered charities for projects that: Prevent or alleviate financial hardship and its effects Improve the lives of those affected by poor physical and/or mental health and wellbeing Provide educational and employment opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people Tackle social exclusion and disadvantage. … Continue reading

Training: Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing

This is an 8-week course starting on 11 September 2017 focusing on writing for personal and professional development, with an introduction to journal writing, life writing, poetry therapy, reflective writing, techniques and resources for personal exploration and for use with clients and groups. This is an online course. More details at Source: Arts and Health … Continue reading

Conference: Connecting through Creativity: Facilitating relationship, healing and wellbeing in the therapeutic and helping professions

Iron Mill are now taking bookings for their 1st Annual Conference, entitled ‘Connecting through Creativity: Facilitating relationship, healing and wellbeing in the therapeutic and helping professions’, which will take place on Saturday 8th July 2017 at Iron Mill College, Exeter, between 9.15am and 6.30pm. More details online at

Resource: AHSW Podcasts

Art s and Health South West (AHSW) are now releasing AHSW Podcasts, which you will be able to listen to and download to your computer, phone or tablet via iTunes. A New Episode: Rosie Mead – Music in Healthcare Settings has just been released. More details available on AHSW ‘s website.