Update on APPG for Arts, Health & Wellbeing, July 2019

The final regional dissemination events for Creative Health were held in Reading on 2nd May and in Ipswich on 16th May. You can watch the Reading event on YouTube and find out more about both in the APPG Annual Report (see below).

The APPG was a partner in the Creative Health Conference at the Southbank Centre on 10th June 2019 which launched Creativity and Wellbeing Week. Keynote speakers included the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, Rebecca Pow MP, Lord Howarth of Newport, Gillian Moore, Director of Music at the Southbank Centre, and Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England. There were many wonderful examples of practice and research including in panel discussions on Innovation and Loneliness.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing held its AGM on 15th July 2019. You can read the Annual Report here and the minutes of the AGM here.

The final round table of the year was on Heritage, Health and Wellbeing. You can read the minutes here.

The APPG and Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance have partnered with the Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network on a briefing for Integrated Care System planning. You can download the briefing here.

You can read more about the work of the APPG here