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Malcolm Murphy – Painting Donation

A big thank you to local artist Malcolm Murphy for donating one of his paintings to the Arts for Health and Wellbeing team at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The painting depicts five renowned musicians who regularly perform in some of the most prestigious venues in the uk, but who have now come together to bring music to their neighbours in support of … Continue reading Malcolm Murphy – Painting Donation

Our weekly Poetry Prescription by William Dean Ford

Introducing William Dean Ford William Dean Ford is a versatile poet and spoken word performer, providing a weekly ‘Poetry Prescription’ in response to the uncertainties we all face in these difficult times. His creative journey began with writing to cope with social phobia, anxiety, depression and agoraphobia that developed over many years of living alone … Continue reading Our weekly Poetry Prescription by William Dean Ford

Altered States on ICU

Chronicling the visual hallucinations described by patients The pictures displayed were collected during the Cardiff Delirium Study, they give a unique insight into the patients’ subjective experience on the intensive care unit (ICU). Delirium is a common condition effecting about 20% of all hospital patients. Symptoms fluctuate and include poor attention, disorientation and in severe … Continue reading Altered States on ICU

“Holding On To Hope”: Cardiff and Vale UHB to mark World Mental Health Day with a series of events and exhibitions.

With support from the Cardiff & Vale Health Charity, Cardiff and Vale UHB is delighted to be able to support a community arts project in Llantwit Major, which brings together musicians, spoken word poets and artists in support of World Mental Health day. Holding on to Hope is a series of activities held in St. … Continue reading “Holding On To Hope”: Cardiff and Vale UHB to mark World Mental Health Day with a series of events and exhibitions.