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Effervescent: Social Alchemy, How Long Would You Wait? Project to encourage early referral for Psychosis.

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Effervescent: Social Alchemy, How Long Would You Wait? Project to encourage early referral for Psychosis.

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AHSW Sub-Regional Leads required from Somerset and Wiltshire

AHSW is looking for members from Somerset and Wiltshire to represent their region as part of the AHSW Sub-Regional networks. The role of Sub-Regional lead is voluntary and the network is an important conduit for information to support AHSW's strategic work.

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Arts For Life's 'End of Life' Poetry Project at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

The ongoing poetry project led by Allison Day, a writer and nurse practitioner on A&E, seeks to highlight the importance of communication at the heart of the caring relationship, and to create an ongoing act of remembrance and legacy that aspires to be both affirmative and therapeutic.

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Arts, health & wellbeing: reflections on a national seminar series and building a UK research network

An article published in 'Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice' on 10th May 2016 on the development of a national UK research network in arts and health. 

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Opportunities

Young Choreographers South West Scheme

A scheme open to young people aged 18-25 who are passionate about creating dance for performance or participation, who love to be challenged and inspired and to meet internationally renowned choreographers. Deadline: 9th September 2016

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Lois Bentley

Bridgesfm Ltd

A Carer, Patient, Business Woman and Artist. By age 59 I guess we have all lived a little. Pioneered a Patient Liaison service within a GP Practice. The service was ...

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