West Midlands Arts, Health and Wellbeing (WMAH&W)

is the regional network dedicated to supporting arts and health work and the people who make it happen.

WMAH&W website is a practical resource useful to anyone involved in arts and health. You will find informative case studies produced by a wide range of arts and health practitioners and a resources area designed to help you with your projects. Become a member to receive our regular newsletter featuring arts and health news and much more.

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arts for health seminar, Thursday 1 October 2015, 10am-4pm, Stafford

Organised by Arts for Health within South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, this event will explore the role of the creative arts in supporting the health and well-being of our service users and will be an informative and inspiring event for those involved in delivering services for people within the mental health sector. Speakers include:

Dr Jane Povey, practising GP and experienced NHS Medical Manager.
Jayne Howard, Director of Arts for Health Cornwall, one of the UK's leading arts and health organisations.
Creative Minds, part of SW Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

This is an opportunity to explore a range of Arts for Health initiatives across the country and discuss how we can improve the future sustainability for these services which bring so much benefit to our service users. The seminar will take place at the Learning Centre, St George’s Hospital, Corporation Street, Stafford ST16 3SR.

For more information or to register your interest please email: diana.buckle@sssft.nhs.uk