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Yeovil District Hospital, INR-I project in X-ray department with artist Hugh Turvey

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Yeovil District Hospital, INR-I project in X-ray department with artist Hugh Turvey


Emma Lazenby

AHSW Prize 2016 Winners Announced!

All the news from our Prize Ceremony on Friday 17th June, at the Arnolfini in Bristol, including full details of this year's winners.

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Stacey Fish Outside In

Outside In South West: Surgery Days

Would you like to create an online gallery with Outside In, or know someone who would, but does not have the skills and facilities to do it themselves? Ouside In are available to help, in sessions across the South West, July - September

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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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Commission for RSPH anniversary deadline 29 July 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health is commissioning a commemorative artwork for its 160th anniversary this year - a reinterpretation of Hogarth's 'Gin Lane'.

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Laura Cousins
Laura Cousins Music, Lifemusic Ltd

Laura believes that everyone is musical and that there is no such thing as a 'wrong' note. She runs workshops and programmes for groups or for individuals that demonstrate how ...

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