Patient Poetry by Trevor Plenty

This week is Action for Brain Injury Week, and we are delighted to share a collection of poems written by Trevor Plenty, a former brain injury patient at Rookwood Hospital. Trevor’s poems documenting his journey from his youth in the Royal Air Force (RAF) through to his accident and recovery, whilst capturing his positive attitude throughout.

Rita Patel – Exhibition at University Hospital Llandough

We are delighted to have on display a series of paintings, both on canvas and wood, by local artist, Rita Patel. During September 2020, Rita’s artwork was a wonderful addition to our ‘With Thanks’ exhibition at the Hearth Gallery, our first exhibition back open since March 2020 that celebrated the wonderful work and effort of … Continue reading Rita Patel – Exhibition at University Hospital Llandough

Art and drama workshops inspire patients with an acquired brain injury thanks to Health Charity funding

Cardiff & Vale Health Charity was pleased to support Headway with a bid for art and drama workshops for patients with an acquired brain injury through the Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) Third Sector Grants and Cardiff Third Sector Council Funds (C3CS). Headway were awarded funds for printing, art materials, fourteen art workshops, five drama workshops … Continue reading Art and drama workshops inspire patients with an acquired brain injury thanks to Health Charity funding

In the Seam – A solo Exhibition at the Hearth Gallery by Cerys Knighton

Click below to enter the Virtual Gallery In the Seam The Hearth Gallery at University Hospital Llandough is delighted to present a large showcase of work by local Welsh Artist and PhD student, Cerys Knighton. This exhibition by Cerys explores bipolarity in different spaces – threading between the medical, the domestic, and the natural. The … Continue reading In the Seam – A solo Exhibition at the Hearth Gallery by Cerys Knighton

From war to worship – Care of the Wounded Soldiers print unveiled in the Chapel at Cardiff Royal Infirmary

A poignant painting, which once hung in Cardiff Royal Infirmary that depicted life on its Mametz Ward during the First World War, will soon be adorning the walls of the hospital’s Chapel once again, thanks to a donation from the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps  Association (QARANC). The QARANC Association kindly donated a print … Continue reading From war to worship – Care of the Wounded Soldiers print unveiled in the Chapel at Cardiff Royal Infirmary

Adele Pask – Artwork in Response to the Black Lives Matter Movement

Cardiff and Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing programme is delighted to commission Artist Adele Pask to create artwork as a response to the Black Lives Matter Movement and as part of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Inclusion Agenda. This artwork has been supported by Cardiff & Vale Health Charity and NHS Charities Together … Continue reading Adele Pask – Artwork in Response to the Black Lives Matter Movement