The Arts & Health Award is one of the categories of the Health & Wellbeing Awards.
This award recognises organisations whose work has furthered the contribution of the creative arts to health and wellbeing.
The finalists for the Arts & Health Award 2019 are:
Aesop - Dance to Health
Creative Arts East - Our Day Out
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust - rb&hArts
Entered projects and programmes should demonstrate:
- High quality creative arts and music provision that addresses significant health and wellbeing issues affecting individuals, families and the wider community
- Supporting patients, families and healthcare staff involved in the planning and delivery of creative arts and music provision for health and wellbeing
- Strong partnership working between creative artists, musicians, the NHS, public health professionals and other stakeholders
- Attention to sensitivity towards issues of cultural diversity and social inclusion
Category winners have the opportunity to be selected for the prestigious Public Health Minister’s Award, while all finalists are considered for two special commendations given by Public Health England (PHE).
The winners are announced at the annual RSPH Awards ceremony.
The Arts & Health Award is supported by the Philipp Family Foundation.