WAHWN News

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Call out for submissions to the 2nd Treasury of Arts for Older People

Date: 25/11/2020

Summary:

Call out to arts organisations and or artists to submit ideas for inclusion in the second Treasury of Arts for Older People, supported by the Baring Foundation and the Rayne Foundation 

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The Arts During the Pandemic : Debate in Chamber

Date: 19/11/2020

Summary:

Jane Bryant MS short debate in Chamber on Wednesday 18th November : The arts during the pandemic with reference to many WAHWN member organisations delivering fantastic work

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The Health Foundation launches new fund

Date: 16/11/2020

Summary:

The Health Foundation has launched a new £1.72m funding programme for local partnerships to use economic development strategies to improve health and reduce health inequalities.

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BME Skills Innovation Resilience and Sustainability Seminar

Date: 13/11/2020

Summary:

BME Skills Innovation Resilience and Sustainability Seminar 25th November 10am - 3pm. 

 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bme-skills-innovation-resilience-and-sustainability-bame-sector-in-wales-tickets-124428355561

 

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ACW and Welsh NHS Confederation renew MOU

Date: 13/11/2020

Summary:

The Welsh NHS Confederation and the Arts Council of Wales renew their Memorandum of Understanding.

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Call out for Expressions of Interest - HARP Health Arts Research People

Date: 04/11/2020

Summary:

Deadline of 23rd November for EOIs for the HARP programme https://ylab.wales/programmes/health-arts-research-people

A collaborative approach to developing skills and capacity in the sector 

 

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ACW announce £450k Arts and Health funding

Date: 04/11/2020

Summary:

The Arts Council of Wales will be making available £450,000 of National Lottery funding over the next five months to enable more people across Wales to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of taking part in the arts.

https://arts.wales/news-jobs-opportunities/national-lottery-funding-boost-for-arts-health-projects-wales

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COVID-19 and BAME Communities - the Welsh Government response webinar

Date: 28/10/2020

Summary:

Public Health Wales Network Cymru webinar event. 

This session will describe the work of the First Minister’s Advisory Group on health inequalities due to COVID-19 in Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and the Welsh Government response.

The webinar will be delivered by Dr Heather Payne, Senior Medical Officer, Maternal and Child Health, Welsh Government and will include a Question and Answer segment.

 

 

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Eluned Morgan, MS New Minister for Mental Health & Wellbeing

Date: 26/10/2020

Summary:

Tackling the pandemic's mental health crisis: The minister in charge givesher first interview on The New Normal with Adrian Masters
podcast

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Rubicon wins A&B Cymru Award 2020

Date: 25/10/2020

Summary:

Rubicon and Cardiff & Vale Health Charity wins the A&B Cymru Award for Arts, Business & Health 2020 https://www.rubicondance.co.uk/News/ab-cymru-awards

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Welsh NHS Confederation - How the Arts Can Tackle Health Inequalities

Date: 13/10/2020

Summary:

Latest Welsh NHS Confederation briefing paper - How the Arts Can Tackle health Inequalities 

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Down to Earth - Digital Consultation - use of outdoor space at Llandough Hospital

Date: 09/10/2020

Summary:

Digital consultation on the use of a beautiful outdoor space at University Hospital Llandough to explore how it can be used for rehabilitation, health care and nature. 

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Eluned Morgan - New Minister for Mental Health

Date: 09/10/2020

Summary:

Fantastic news for our sector - Eluned Morgan appointed as new Welsh Minister for Mental Health, with responsibility for mental health, autism and dementia.   

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HARP - final report and film

Date: 04/10/2020

Summary:

Innovating and arts during the pandemic - a programme led by Nesta Y Lab - HARP (Health, Arts, Research, People) 

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WAHWN Networking Events

Date: 03/10/2020

Summary:

WAHWN networking event as part of the Green Ribbon Arts Festival (mental health & arts) Friday 30th October and Friday 6th November, 10am - 11.30  

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Green Ribbon Arts Festival website now live

Date: 03/10/2020

Summary:

The Green Ribbon Arts Festival website is now live. Check it out for updates on upcoming events during the festival which runs from 26th October - 7th November 

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BBC News covers lockdown arts and health project Future Selves

Date: 30/09/2020

Summary:

Tonight on BBC hear about the Future Selves programme - a Nesta HARP project with Aneurin Bevan UHB helped to tackle loneliness through virtual reality 

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HARP Sprint Challenge Sharing Event

Date: 11/09/2020

Summary:

The HARP COVID-19 Sprint Event: What we did and what we learned
Join us online on 30th September 2020 to learn more about the work of the HARP Sprint and hear from the teams who designed arts and health activities that could be delivered during lockdown. https://ylab.wales/harp-covid-19-sprint-event-what-we-did-and-what-we-learned

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Call out for projects addressing health inequalities

Date: 25/08/2020

Summary:

Deadline - mid September.  I am gathering evidence and examples of projects/interventions focused on health inequalities for the next Welsh NHS Confederation briefing paper and Cross Party Group on Arts and Health.  

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ACW Covid-19 Recovery Support Fund Opens Today

Date: 17/08/2020

Summary:

ACW Covid-19 Recovery Support and Capital support funds opens on 17th August. Deadline 9th September.   

Note the reference to Arts & Health activities referenced in the social contract

https://arts.wales/news-jobs-opportunities/arts-council-wales-cultural-recovery-fund-opens-for-applications

 

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Y Lab Surveys

Date: 11/08/2020

Summary:

You are invited to join Y Lab (Nesta) online surveys!

 

Y Lab is launching two surveys for professionals and participants on Arts & Health in Wales during the Covid-19 pandemic in order to address challenges and improve access to online delivery 

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£53m funding for the arts and culture in Wales

Date: 30/07/2020

Summary:

Welsh Government will invest £53m into arts and culture 

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Foyle Foundation Funding Rounds open

Date: 27/07/2020

Summary:

Foyle Foundation opens its fund.  No deadlines 

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Work from Wales featured in CHWA report

Date: 17/07/2020

Summary:

Great to see work from Wales featured in Culture Health & Well-being Alliance's latest report which was discussed at the APPG meeting on 16th July 

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Welsh NHS Confederation Briefing Paper July 2020

Date: 17/07/2020

Summary:

Latest briefing paper from Welsh NHS Confederation - How the arts continue to support health and wellbeing during Covid-19

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Aviva Community Fund for building community resilience

Date: 09/07/2020

Summary:

Aviva Community Fund deadline 28th July 

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The Baring Foundation launches arts and mental health fund

Date: 06/07/2020

Summary:

Deadline of 18th August for new Baring Foundation arts and mental health fund, as part of their ten-year commitment in this field   

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UK Government announces £1.57 billion for the arts sector

Date: 06/07/2020

Summary:

The UK government announces a £1.57 billion lifeline of funding for arts, heritage and cultural institutions

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ACW Widening Participation Tender

Date: 02/07/2020

Summary:

ACW have put out a tender for someone to develop stakeholder conversations focusing on widening participation and cultural, creative engagement.  

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Cardiff & Vale UHB Arts and Health Charity Report

Date: 12/06/2020

Summary:

The Arts in Health and Well-being team, part of Cardiff and Vale University Health Charity have been supporting patients and staff during these unprecedented times both with physical well-being and self-care tips and with mental health and mindfulness activities.

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Nathan Wyburn Thank You NHS collage

Date: 10/06/2020

Summary:

Cardiff & Vale UHB Health Charity Patron, Nathan Wyburn will be featured on BBC One Wales, The Great Indoors on Thursday 11 June at 7:30pm discussing his Thank you artwork at University Hospital Llandough.  The Great Indoors is a magazine show which reflects and celebrates the local heroes of the entire Welsh nation.

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War Artist Captures Life on the NHS Frontline

Date: 10/06/2020

Summary:

BBC Wales news feature on 9th June about artist Dan Peterson who was commissioned by Cardiff & Vale arts and health charity to capture portraits from life on the NHS frontline 

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Nick Capaldi, ACW meets Culture Welsh Language & Communications Committee

Date: 08/06/2020

Summary:

Nick Capaldi, Welsh NHS Confederation and Liam Evans-Ford, Theatre Clwyd met with the Welsh Government CWLCC in June to discuss the impact and challenges on the arts due to Covid-19.

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WAHWN during COVID-19

Date: 03/06/2020

Summary:

Find out how COVID-19 is affecting WAHWN's service

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