Humans Not Heroes – recruiting for participants

China Plate are excited to tell you that following a successful pilot in 2020 (shortlisted for a Culture, Health & Wellbeing Award, nominated for a Student Nursing Times Award), the latest call out for their co-creation project Humans Not Heroes is live! Humans Not Heroes has been created by China Plate, Coventry University and Kerry Wykes (Emergency NurseContinue reading “Humans Not Heroes – recruiting for participants”

Exhibition at Scarborough Hospital by staff member Beverley Senturk

We’ve recently installed a new exhibition of Scarborough seascape photographs by staff member Beverley Senturk. The exhibition is in the main gallery space at Scarborough hospital in the outpatients corridor on the main entrance level. Beverley is a full time Outpatients Services Administrator who has worked for York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for overContinue reading “Exhibition at Scarborough Hospital by staff member Beverley Senturk”

Creativity and Wellbeing Week

17 – 23 May 2021: Care Creativity and Wellbeing week is run by London Arts in Health and the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance. The festival started as a small event based in London in 2012 , to coincide with the Olympics. Last year, the week went national for the first time – allowing thousands more people across the UK to participate inContinue reading “Creativity and Wellbeing Week”

Boredom Busters

Boredom Buster is back, a newspaper offering creative respite to staff and patients. This new volume is all about trees and the natural world and includes everything from biophilia to yoga, origami to pub signs and Peter Pan to Grayson Perry! On pages 40 – 41 are some links to soundscapes to sit back andContinue reading “Boredom Busters”

Hands On

The power of hands, from the therapists’ view point Clay by Amanda Tose – Specialist Rheumatology Occupational Therapist Occupational Therapy helps people to engage as independently as possible with their everyday activities. This varies greatly from getting washed and dressed, making and eating a meal, using Instagram, walking their dog, reading a book, driving aContinue reading “Hands On”

Hand Medal Project

Nominate a colleague to receive a bespoke hand medal for services during the Covid-19 pandemic The Hand Medal Project  involves the work of 1584 artists and jewellers from 66 countries, with the aim of honouring the service and sacrifice of health workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Each medal has been registered with a number, allowing theContinue reading “Hand Medal Project”

Audiometer Art

The Arts Team were delighted to receive this unique artwork from Audiology who enjoyed a creative lunch break producing these brilliant drawings. “We raised this Culture Club idea at our staff meeting, and some of my colleagues joined me in thinking of something to create.  My colleague Nina joked that we could create a drawingContinue reading “Audiometer Art”

World Penguin Day 2021

Do you recognise this penguin? He’s been stuck in the 3D exhibition space on the main corridor at York hospital since Christmas! But he’s moving on soon to make room for an exciting new exhibition. We think you might miss him, so today, World Penguin Day (yes it really is World Penguin Day!), we’re celebratingContinue reading “World Penguin Day 2021”

One Year On

Dr Nicola Gill’s post One Year On is a chronological story of art that represents both the scientific and emotional dimensions of the pandemic. Nicola is a GP who works as part of a team teaching GPs in York. She has a passion for the arts and is the founder of The Art of Medicine,Continue reading “One Year On”

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