Healing art and the curative environment

NHS trusts from across the country talk about how arts in health is having a positive impact on healthcare environments, and what makes projects successful

picture of Views of art, and participation in art activities, can have a hugely-positive impact on hospital patients. The CW+ arts programme at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been running for 25 years and recent projects include <i>Falling Leaves</i> by Sian Tucker

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