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.
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 given to sensitivity towards issues of cultural diversity and social inclusion
Health & Wellbeing Awards 2017
The Health & Wellbeing Awards 2017 has now closed and this year's finalists will be announced in June.
Category winners will have the opportunity to be selected for the prestigious Public Health Minister’s Award, while all finalists will be considered for two special commendations to be given by Public Health England (PHE).
Centre for Performance Science. A partnership of the Royal College of Music and Imperial College London
Project: Making music for health and wellbeing
The Royal College of Music’s Centre for Performance Science is recognised internationally for its contributions to the field of music, wellbeing and health. This project rigorously explored how active engagement with the arts can support and enhance mental and physical health in community and NHS settings...read more.
Find out more about previous winners.