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Dorset County Hospital, Visiting Time project with artist Mark Storor, Baby photographs by Gabriella Sancisi.

Dorset County Hospital, Visiting Time project with artist Mark Storor, Baby photographs by Gabriella Sancisi.

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Mobile Compatibility Issues

We will soon be redeveloping our website so that it is mobile compatible. If you are using this website on a mobile device please FOLLOW THIS LINK for instructions on how to 'request desktop site' to use our website on your phone or tablet.

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Local Authority Arts Funding - what should be done?

As budgets tighten, many local authorities feel they have little choice but to cut spending on arts and culture. But how is the sector reacting and what should be done to help mitigate the damage? (ArtsProfessional Pulse Report special feature)

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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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Call for Entries: European Healthcare Design Awards 2018

Celebrating the cream of healthcare design projects worldwide, the awards will help set a benchmark from which to advance standards in the creation of healthcare environments that support new systems of care delivery, research and the implementation of design innovations. Deadline: 22nd Feb 2018

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