TopMedTalk | WHO is looking at the arts and health?
Release Date: 11/17/2019
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This piece focuses upon a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) looking at Arts and Health. The first of its kind, the report demonstrates the relationship between the arts, health and wellbeing. Are there ways you could incorporate the arts into your practice? Can it help with issues such as brain health, addiction and pain relief?
A link to the report, "What is the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being? A scoping review (2019)" is here: http://www.euro.who.int/en/media-centre/sections/press-releases/2019/can-you-dance-your-way-to-better-health-and-well-being-for-the-first-time,-who-studies-the-link-between-arts-and-health
The Social Prescribing Network is here: https://www.socialprescribingnetwork.com/
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance is here: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance
The Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance website is here: https://www.culturehealthandwellbeing.org.uk/
Katherine Taylor's twitter is here: https://twitter.com/communikatt
And her blog is here: https://artthouwell.com/
Presented by Nick Margerrison with his guest Katherine Taylor, Clinical psychologist, Arts & Mental Health Innovation Programme Manager at GMiTHRIVE.