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An Edinburgh-based magazine for new writing and visual art on all aspects of medicine, illness and healthcare. NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for its first issue. Full details can be found under heading "NEWS & EVENTS". Submission deadline 15th April.
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(1) An Evidence Review of the Impact of Participatory Arts on Older People pp23, 31
(2) Creative Homes - How the Arts can contribute to quality of life in residentialcare p.11
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE KENT: THE 2010 - 2011 SOCIAL IMPACT REPORT is available to download
EAST MIDLANDS ARTS & HEALTH STRATEGY√√
Developed by the Big Difference Company in partnership with Derbyshire Community Health Services, Leicester City Primary Care NHS Trust & Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The work has also been supported by Managers in Partnership. It is hoped the strategy will be useful to the Arts & Health community across the region. The next stage is to establish the Strategic Working Group who will lead the work from hereon.
Any questions, comments to: Geoff Rowe, Chief Executive, Big Difference Company firstname.lastname@example.org
DANCE, HEALTH AND WELLBEING a pathway to practice handbook from Foundation for Community Dance
This new handbook by Miranda Tufnell, practitioner expertise with a rich collection of case studies from a variety of inspirational contributors, a balance between background and context with lived experience and practical guidance. Simply, a must-have for anyone leading dance in health or care settings.
Information on this and other new handbooks can be found under the professional development pages of our website at www.communitydance.org.uk Handbooks are available to buy from our online shop at www.communitydance.org.uk/shop
PATIENCE: an insider's guide to surviving illhealth
collects artworks and poems made by older patients in hospital, giving their accounts of the emotional journey through illness, together with interviews with nurses, doctors, carers. It is a book that trailblazes innovative techniques in community-based art, combining image and text and using avant garde writing techniques which are often more inclusive than other approaches. The book is effectively a guide by example for running community arts workshops, e4specially in healthcare. Artist Lois Blackburn and Poet Philip Davenport from the arther+martha arts organisatio, who ran the hospital workshops with participants and copiled the collectio, are happy to deliver similar workshops to your organisations. For more information and arrange sessions email email@example.com PATIENCE-insiders-guide-surviving-ill-health is currently available from Amazon at http://www.amazon.co.uk
ARTS AT THE HEART MAGAZINE
Nalgao's latest issue of Arts at the Heart magazine has just been published - with a difference. Hard copies will not be plopping into your in-tray as in the past. As previously announced, the magazine has 'gone digital'. This means it is also more colourful as the printed version nly used colour on selected pages.
The new issue features reports on Nalgao's Bolton Arts & Health Seminar on Arts Council England's new approach to partnership working with local authorities, a detailed analysis of Derry's winning city of culture bid, case studies and much more.
For a copy visit the nalgao website
EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE: LIBERATING THE NHS:
The Department of Health has published a White Paper, 'Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS which sets out the new coalition government's approach to the NHS. Among the key elements is the decision to phase out Primary Care Trusts and Strategic Health Authorities and change the way that patient's care is planned and provided. To download a copy: www.dh.gov.uk/en/Healthcare/LiberatingtheNHS/index.htm
NEW PUBLICATION: ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SOUTH EAST REGIONAL DIRECTORS OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2009 / 10
The Department of Health South East is pleased to announce the publication of the joint annual report of Professor Yvonnne Doyle and Professor John Newton, the South East regional directors of public health.
The South East is one of the healthiest regions in England, but many challenges to current and future health remain. The annual report looks back over the 2009 / 10 financial year and provides an update on how the regional health and social care programmes and the South East Health & Well-Being Strategy have been helping support improvements to the health and well-being of people living in the region. The report also contains a wealth of statistical information.
The full report (which is available in electronic format only) can be downloaded from the following location:-
SEPHO website: www.sepho.org.uk/viewResource.aspx?id=13628
SPECIAL ISSUE ON MUSIC & HEALTH - now online http://mpr-online.net/
PERFORMING ARTS IN SURREY, SUSSEX & KENT - WORDS and MUSIC MAGAZINE e-newsletter March/April 2012 issue
THE JOURNAL OF ARTS AND COMMUNITIES The inaugural issue of The Journal of Arts and Communities has now been published, and a free copy is available to download from www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals.php?issn=17571936. The Journal examines community and participatory arts, encompassing work which incorporates active creative collaboration between artists and people in a range of communities. Articles in the first issue include a look at music participation and well-being 'The power to heal us with a smile and a song' and 'Puppetry as Community Arts Practice'. The Journal seeks original researched articles, case studies, reports of projects in progress, particularly from practitioners and research students, as well as book reviews, conference reviews and reports.
To read more about how to submit work to the Journal, visit www.intellectbooks.co.uk/misc/contributornotes.pdf
CAYTON REPORT pdf can be downloaded from www.dh.gov.uk
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND HEALTH STRATEGY pdf can be downloaded from www.go-se.gov.uk
SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH update.
Official journal of the Associations of public Health in the Nordic Countries. For more information visit www.sagepub.co.uk