Events and current activity

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A Flag for Every One, from the Good Hope Works project at Great Ormond Street Hospital
A Flag for Every One, from the Good Hope Works project at Great Ormond Street Hospital, photo by Joanna Brinton

The APPG has recently held meetings and round tables and details of these can be found in the documents listed below.

Recent round tables and events

Creative Health Recommendations Meetings

Recommendation 1: Notes and Actions

Recommendation 2: Notes and Actions

Recommendations 3 & 4: Notes and Actions January 2018 and Minutes February 2019

Recommendation 5: Notes and Actions

Recommendation 6:  Notes and Actions

Recommendation 7: Notes and Actions

Recommendation 8 - 1:  Notes and Actions

Recommendation 8 - 2: Notes and Actions

Recommendations 9 & 10: Notes and Actions

 

Everyday Creativity: download here

Libraries and Health: download here

Young People’s Mental Health: download here

Music and Dementia: download here

 

Annual report 2017-18

Find the APPG's annual report here

Parliamentary Action and Influencing Policy

The APPG provides a springboard for parliamentary action, such as debates and questions for oral and written answer and for making policy recommendations:

Debate in Westminster Hall in October 2017: https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2017-10-11/debates/8119716E-5D7C-4FC8-870B-7F1C2B7D4F09/TheArtsHealthEffects…’)

Response to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport White Paper consultation http://www.artshealthandwellbeing.org.uk/sites/default/files/APPGAHW%20submission%20to%20DCMS.pdf

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care speech, King’s Fund, November 2018 https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/the-power-of-the-arts-and-social-activities-to-improve-the-nations-health

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport speech, Coventry, January 2019

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/jeremy-wrights-value-of-culture-speech