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Arts & Health in the UK: A National Overview

Watch Lord Howarth and Arti Prashar (Spare Tyre) discuss the wider implications of incorporating arts-based practices into the general care of the UK.

Watch Lord Howarth of Newport (All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing) and Arti Prashar (Spare Tyre) discuss the wider implications of incorporating arts-based practices into the general care of the UK population for the purposes of health of well-being, demonstrating the national benefits that do and could arise.

You will be introduced to the unprecedented UK inquiry and subsequent report ‘Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing’ carried out by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing between 2015 – 2017. In this final video of the week you will also hear how the arts can be incorporated into general medical practice to deliver a multitude of social benefits, and hear thoughts on how incorporating resident artists into care homes and health departments could benefit the UK population.

Do any of the recommendations or findings discussed in these interviews surprise you? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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