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Resource: The power of the arts and social activities to improve the nation’s health, a speech from Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock

Earlier this month, Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock delivered a speech on the power of the arts and social activities to improve the nation’s health. His speech also included proposals for a National Academy for Social Prescribing to champion non-drug health treatments such as participation in the arts. More details at

Resource: Live Music in Care

From June 2017 to August 2018, Live Music Now and the University of Winchester worked in partnership with MHA (Methodist Homes) and The Orders of St John Care Trust to investigate the impact of music on residents, staff and the general care home environment. This led to the Live Music in Care report which provides evidence … Continue reading

Conference: Engaging Empathy through Creativity

Conference: Engaging Empathy through Creativity

Engaging Empathy through Creativity A Conference on Empathy Friday 30th November 2018, The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham We warmly invite you to join us on Friday 30th November 2018 at the Pound Arts Centre for a one-day conference which will explore the ways in which ‘creativity’, in all its forms, might foster empathy and connectedness … Continue reading