Choose the art for the Lakeside Wing Staff Haven

We're working with the National Museum of Wales to decorate the new Staff Haven in the UHW Lakeside Wing. Cardiff and Vale UHB Staff members have the chance to vote for their favourite theme of the five below. Please vote in the survey section of the StaffConnect app: https://cavuhb.nhs.wales/staff-information/sign-up-to-staffconnect/ Voting closes on Sunday 8th November. … Continue reading Choose the art for the Lakeside Wing Staff Haven

Cardiff & Vale Arts and Health Charity hosts Arts & Business Cymru Intern

Cardiff & Vale Arts and Health Charity are delighted to welcome Arts & Business Cymru Intern Bex Betton to the team. Bex, who will be starting with the team in early November for 10 months, has a strong background in fundraising, events and the Arts which have been developed from working within the Welsh Arts … Continue reading Cardiff & Vale Arts and Health Charity hosts Arts & Business Cymru Intern

Damian Hirst – “Butterfly Rainbow”

In May 2020, Damien Hirst created Butterfly Rainbow to show support for the NHS in the Coronavirus crisis. The work is made up of bands of coloured butterfly wings, one of the artist’s best‐known motifs. A limited edition of the work was produced with all profits donated to NHS Charities Together, raising a total of £1,508,172.  Damien … Continue reading Damian Hirst – “Butterfly Rainbow”

Arts for Health and Wellbeing and Rubicon Dance scoop A&B Cymru Award

In a tightly contested awards evening, Cardiff & Vale Health Charity’s Arts team picked up the prize for Arts & Business in health for its partnership work with Rubicon Dance. The Arts & Business (A&B) Cymru Awards 2020 took place virtually on Friday 9 October with an online audience of hundreds of guests from across … Continue reading Arts for Health and Wellbeing and Rubicon Dance scoop A&B Cymru Award

Black Lives Matter in Cardiff and Vale University Health Board – A Callout for Artists

The Black Lives Matter movement has highlighted to us all the issues and barriers faced everyday here and abroad by our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) patients, colleagues and friends. It has also drawn our attention to the many ways in which we need to continue to progress and change to remove these barriers. … Continue reading Black Lives Matter in Cardiff and Vale University Health Board – A Callout for Artists

Gareth Thomas Portrait by Nathan Wyburn Celebrating Pride 2020

The Arts Team at Cardiff & Vale Health Charity has commissioned a special artwork of Welsh rugby legend, Gareth Thomas to celebrate Pride 2020 Gareth nicknamed "Alfie", is a Welsh former professional rugby player, who represented Wales in both rugby union and rugby league. With 100 test match appearances he was the most capped Welsh … Continue reading Gareth Thomas Portrait by Nathan Wyburn Celebrating Pride 2020