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Look what’s happening in May – ideas for tutorials and places to visit

‘Artemisia’ visits Pocklington Group Practice From Monday 29 April 2019 until Saturday 11 May as part of a partnership with the charity, Paintings in Hospitals the self-portrait by the celebrated artist, Artemisia Gentileschi is on display at Pocklington Group Practice. There will be a number of opportunities for the general public to pop in and see …

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Opioids, Politics and Art

It’s not just social prescribing that is making political headlines. In February, US photographer and activist Nan Goldin brought the Guggenheim Museum in New York to a standstill by staging a protest against it accepting donations from the Sackler family who own the makers of OxyContin, the prescription painkiller at the centre of the US …

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Review of 2018

2018 has been an exciting year; the NHS has officially recognised the potential benefit of using the Arts for Health and Wellbeing and the first GP Training Leadership Fellow in the Creative Arts for Health and Wellbeing has been granted funding. On a personal front it has been very satisfying to launch my website and …

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Leadership Fellow for Arts for Health and Wellbeing in Primary Care

 Health Education Yorkshire and Humber Future Leaders Programme (2019 Recruitment) The Future Leaders Programme offers opportunities for Health Education England Yorkshire and the Humber medical and dental trainees to do a one year “out of programme experience” (OOPE) Clinical Leadership Fellowship to help grow and develop their personal leadership skills. Applications for the 2019-20 Future Leaders Programme, will open …

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Website launch

I launched my website after attending a great day of teaching with ‘Pootle Press’. (thanks Jamie) The first collection of creative arts resources (resilience) is now complete. I like to think visually and my resilience is boosted by surrounding myself with positive images. I am particularly inspired by this photo of an amazing sculpture by Paige Bradley. …

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