RSPH has made important contributions over a number of years in supporting the development of the arts and health field in the UK.

This group helps to further establish RSPH's role of in helping to support research, evidence-based practice and policy development in this vibrant field, and is supported by a steering group.

Aims of the group

  • Sharing current research and best practice
  • Organising conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Influencing government policy as a professional body  

This Special Interest Group is open to all RSPH members with an interest in the contribution the creative arts can make to health and wellbeing. To join, please register your interest.

Applications open for researchers and practitioner-researchers to join the RSPH Arts, Health and Wellbeing Steering Group
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New report by APPGAHW launched

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing (APPGAHW) conducted an inquiry into practice and research in the arts in health, public health and social care, with a view to making recommendations to improve policy and practice. The partners in this Inquiry have been the National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing, King’s College London, the Royal Society for Public Health and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.


Members area

All members of the group can login to the Members area to access member-only documents, updates and opportunities for networking. To access the Arts, health and wellbeing webinars click here or to find out about the group and to enter our members section click on the tab below.



Resources related to Arts, Health and Wellbeing

Steering group

The steering group supports the Arts, Health and Wellbeing Special Interest Group and its activities

flash points

flash points is a photography competition held by RSPH in partnership with the Royal Photographic Society