Rose McDonald recently responded to a call out for artists from the Arts for Health and Wellbeing Team, and the team felt that she sounded like the perfect person to paint a mural in the new Paediatric Phlebotomy area in Barry Hospital. Rose is a recent Fine Art Graduate from Cardiff Metropolitan University, and now plans to … Continue reading New mural for Children at Barry Hospital
Due to an overwhelming response, this has now closed. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is calling for artists and makers to submit work specifically for a project on Ward C6 at the University Hospital of Wales (UHW). The ward is dedicated to Services for Older People and we are looking for an artist to … Continue reading Open Call for Artists: University Hospital of Wales
Due to an overwhelming response, this has now closed. Cardiff and the Vale University Health Board is calling for artists and makers to submit work for Rookwood Hospital. Artworks submitted are selected by a panel of people, qualified to assess the suitability of the work for display in Rookwood Hospital in context of the collection … Continue reading Open Call for Artists: Rookwood Hospital
Harmoni Cymru is a group of four musicians who volunteer their time and talent to provide weekly music sessions for patients on our wards. Made up of a combination of flute (played by Vicky), clarinet (played by Amy), harp (played by Lynnsey) and guitar (played by Will), Harmoni Cymru entertain and engage Cardiff and Vale … Continue reading Featured Artists: Harmoni Cymru
On Friday, 5th October the entries to the "No Filter" Staff photography competition were judged by Jane Hutt, Assembly Member for the Vale of Glamorgan, Will Dean Ford, a performance poet and one of our close collaborators, and Bryn from the UHB's arts team. We had so many fantastic entries and deliberated long and hard … Continue reading No Filter – Staff Photography Competition Winners announced!
Areas within the University Hospital of Wales (UHW) are looking a lot more interesting and brighter thanks to stunning new murals decorating the walls. These murals, designed on nature themes were painted by talented artist Stacey Brass (Designs by Stacey). The latest artwork, located in Denbigh House, was funded by Cardiff & Vale Health … Continue reading New Murals by Stacey Brass
Artwork has been recently unveiled as part of celebrations to mark a century since the opening of the Rookwood Hospital in Cardiff and as part of the NHS at 70. Rookwood Hospital is a rehabilitation hospital in Llandaff, Cardiff. It is one of only twelve spinal rehab units in the UK. It is also a regional neuro-rehabilitation hospital as well … Continue reading Rookwood 100
The following poem was written by a patient on the Rookwood Neuro-rehabilitation Ward regarding the excellent care they received from the nursing staff. Superheroes Today I’d like to talk About Superheroes, not the type You see in magazines, Or that wear capes. The type that work in hospitals. Give up their time, not just To … Continue reading Superheroes