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

Service User’s Portrait of Gareth Thomas Celebrating Pride 2020

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is delighted to receive a portrait of Gareth Thomas to celebrate Pride 2020. The portrait was created by a service user who kindly donated the artwork to the Health Board for the excellent service he’d received at Cardiff Royal Infirmary’s Department of Sexual Health and the Terence Higgins Trust. … Continue reading Service User’s Portrait of Gareth Thomas Celebrating Pride 2020

Together We Move – Installation by Molly May Lewis

Artist Molly May Lewis, who is part of Cardiff & Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing team has created a special installation named “Together We Move” to celebrate Pride Cymru 2020 which showcases the ongoing support and importance of inclusivity at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The installation consists of 40 individual screen prints … Continue reading Together We Move – Installation by Molly May Lewis

Joy through song with interactive sessions from the Forget-Me-Not Chorus

The Forget-me-not Chorus is a charity based in Cardiff which supports people living with dementia, their families, and their carers through singing workshops that it hosts on a weekly basis. Adapting their programme, Forget-me-not Chorus have made a series of six professionally filmed interactive sessions as a way of supporting the community during the challenge of … Continue reading Joy through song with interactive sessions from the Forget-Me-Not Chorus

Arts for Health and Wellbeing in the time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on life in the UK with many sectors of industry having been affected by the economic downturn caused by the virus and the necessary steps such as the lockdown and physical distancing taken to mitigate it. One sector in which the social and economic consequences of the … Continue reading Arts for Health and Wellbeing in the time of COVID-19