Risca Surgery : Artworks and Engagement Activities for GP Patients and Staff

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Paintings in Hospitals

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Paintings in Hospitals

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This case study documents a project at a GP surgery in Newport, led by Paintings in Hospitals, a national arts in health charity, using art and creative activities to improve the health, wellbeing, and quality of life of people with illness, injury, and disability.

It documents how, in 2018, Risca Surgery’s patients and staff were involved in the selection and curation of a new display of 16 artworks for their care spaces. More information on Paintings in Hospitals
Also – https://www.paintingsinhospitals.org.uk/Pages/Category/70-ways-art-improves-our-health

Evidence Type: Case Study

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Public / Service User Views

Context: Primary Care

Participant Group: Adults

Art Forms: Visual Arts

Access Type: Free Download