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The Wellcome Trust has given the Science Museum £10m for its new Medicine Galleries which are due to be completed in 2019.

The Government is planning a new strategy for carers that sets out how more can be done to support them.

Figures from the Office of National Statistics show that Londoners have lower personal wellbeing and feel less positively about their communities than people from the rest of the UK.

Public Health England has published its strategic plan for the next four years focusing on reducing health inequalities.

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has launched an inquiry into the ways in which arts organisations can be better supported to play a stronger role in their communities and nationally.

An independent report on the benefits of gardens and gardening on health has identified the important place gardening interventions have in the wider health and care system with a focus on four specific areas: social prescribing; commun

Sport England has widened its remit to include dance with funding available to support dance activities which encourage people to become more physically active.

The Department of Health has published a review of the challenges facing voluntary and community organisations working to support people’s health and wellbeing.

The annual festival of arts and health, Creativity and Wellbeing is next week. Hundreds of events showcasing different connections between culture and health are on offer.