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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Refound Sound Harpist

Refound Sound - live music in the wards

Dr Alex Murdin and Caroline Barnes (Arts in Hospital producers at Dorchester and Yeovil Hospitals) tell AHSW about an Arts Council Funded project through which they commissioned a composer in residence.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

Call for Abstracts: the International Health Humanities & Arts in Health Symposium.

The Symposium will showcase and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. There will also be a series of workshops, debates and networking opportunities. Deadline: 12pm, 25th September.

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Working with familes

Jennifer Frances
Freelance
Textile Artist and Early Years Professional

Jennifer Frances is a professional textile artist and Early Years Professional who has a natural passion towards enhancing children's and adults learning experiences and well being through many forms of ...

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