Arts and Health in Wales

A short, informative film to describe the ways that the arts are being used across health and social care settings in Wales for a wide variety of community, patient and staff benefits.

Commissioned by Hywel Dda University Health Board Arts and Health Team in partnership with Arts Council Wales, Health Education and Improvement Wales and Public Health Wales. Produced by Wales Arts, Health and Wellbeing Network.

Film by Simon Huntley

Funded by Arts Council Wales

To find out more visit Wales Arts, Health and Wellbeing website:


Useful links:

Wales NHS Confederation Memorandum of Understanding

Arts Council Wales

Arts and Health Coordinators Contact Details

Wales Arts, Health and Wellbeing Network

Knowledge Bank;

Further Evidence Base:

Social Prescribing: Find out more about the importance of using local Cultural Assets

Cultural Cwtsh – Free online creative resources for health and social care staff

HARP – Health, Arts, Research, People

World Health Organisation - What is the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and wellbeing? A scoping review, Fancourt, Daisy & Finn, Saoirse. (‎2019)‎ -

Repository for Arts and Health Resources

National Centre for Creative Health -

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing –

Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing (2019)


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