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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

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: We will be changing address to an OXFORD based PO Box from 3rd April 2018.

 

 

 

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ONS Wellbeing data 2012-17

The Office of National Statistics has released wellbeing data for the past six years. The personal wellbeing data is searchable by region and indicates that happiness and life satisfaction levels have increased slightly over time.

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Evidence

Second Museums and Health Report

The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing has published its second report which offers insight into different ways the heritage sector is responding creatively to a range of issues and provides a variety of recommendations.

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Volunteer Gallery Interpreters - The Heart of the Matter

Volunteers needed to support the running of The Heart of the Matter exhibition at RWA and Centrespace Gallery (Bristol), to talk to visitors about the artworks and the process of creating the exhibition as well as helping to supervise the space and encourage feedback. Expenses provided. Deadline 29th June.

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Working with sound, Fringe Arts Bath 2014

Christine Smith
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Looking to train as a HCPC accredited Art Therapist. Have a BA (Hons) degree in Drawing for Fine Art Practice. Previously worked with English Heritage, The National Trust, local authority ...

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