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NHS70 Tea Dance at Great Ormond Street Hospital - photo by Davina Drummond
NHS70 Tea Dance at Great Ormond Street Hospital - photo by Davina Drummond

Connecting culture and health

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance is a national membership organisation representing everyone who believes that creativity and cultural engagement can transform our health and wellbeing. Join us here.

Apply for the CHWA Awards 2022!

Deadline: 5pm, Sunday 31 July 2022. Find notes for applicants and important dates for all applications below.

Creative Health Quality Framework

The Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance (CHWA), funded by Arts Council England, is working with arts, health and wellbeing consultant Jane Willis to develop a Quality Framework with the Creative Health sector.

From Surviving to Thriving: Building a model for sustainable practice in creativity and mental health

A new CHWA report funded by the Baring Foundation with a series of recommendations for five groups: practitioners, commissioning organisations (whether arts, health or care), funders, researchers and infrastructure organisations.

Free monthly peer-support events in partnership with Creative Lives

#CreativeNetwork - Wellbeing is a monthly conversation, providing the chance to exchange experiences, encourage peer support for practitioner and facilitator wellbeing and share good practice

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing

The secretariat for the APPG on Arts, Health and Wellbeing is provided by the National Centre for Creative Health on behalf of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance. Find out more about its work here.