Arts in Health

Inspired by the Children of Chickenley

Carnival 2011, a part of the Roots and Wings project, is now in its eighth year. It is a parade, a festival, a performance, and a celebration of the transition from primary school to high school centred on the metaphor of flying towards a new future. This year, the children have co-authored a blog Read more…

By medh, ago
Arts in Health

A Great Week for Medical Humanities Conferencing: 1 The International Medical Geography Symposium

This week the Centre for Medical Humanities is participating in two important conferences: the 14th International Medical Geography Symposium (Durham University) and the 8th Annual Association for Medical Humanities Conference (University of Leicester). Reviews and reflections will be posted on the blog over the coming days, but meanwhile here is Read more…

By medh, ago
Arts in Health

Social Prescribing in County Durham

Mike White writes: I’ve just completed an evaluation of an arts on referral scheme for Durham PCT.  It’s a pilot scheme which, whilst successful in engaging participants with various long–term health conditions, was hampered by an over–complex ‘willing provider’ model that attempted to create a competitive market for artists delivering Read more…

By medh, ago
Centre for Medical Humanities