Here are the publications from 2009 relevant to the development and history of Arts and Health.
This Action Plan describes collaborative action between the Welsh Assembly Government and Arts Council of Wales to benefit and enhance the health and wellbeing of the population of Wales through arts and creativity.
State of the art: Creative health talks. Voices from creative health and well-being stakeholders, Liverpool, European capital of culture 2008
This report shows the role culture had to play in relation to the European City of Culture in Liverpool 2008: from creative health and wellbeing stakeholders.
Invest to save: Arts in health – Reflections on a 3-year period of research and development in the North West of England
A reflective account of a three-year research and development project in the North West of England, exploring the impact of creativity, culture and the arts on public health.
A paper exploring “How do people professionally involved in arts evaluation feel about their experience of it and how does their experience influence the process?”
An independent evaluation by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) of a ‘Wellbeing on Prescription’ project for participants with mild to moderate depression.
An evaluation of a three-year ‘arts on prescription’ programme in Sefton developed collaboratively between a local authority and the National Health Service. One of three arts and health initiatives supported by the UK Treasury ‘Invest to Save Budget’.
A lifetime’s health delivered creatively: An investigation of the change in patient self-reported depression amongst people with mild/moderate depression and low levels of personal social capital accessing a participatory arts course
An investigation of the change in patient self-reported depression amongst people with mild/moderate depression and low levels of personal social capital accessing a participatory arts course.