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The NHS Future Forum has published a series of recommendations following the “Listening exercise” regarding the Government’s proposed shake-up of the NHS.

The aim of this study was to analyse the association between cultural activity and perceived health, anxiety, depression and satisfaction with life in both genders.

London Health Programmes has published a draft London Tuberculosis (TB) Plan to help reduce the TB rate in London by 50% over the next 10 years.

In the light of significant legislative and policy changes to the planning system, and its merger with the Design Council, CABE (The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) is reviewing how to best support good design in

English National Ballet and Roehampton University have announced the commissioning of research into the benefits of dance for people with Parkinson’s disease.

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, in partnership with the Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is launching a research initiative into the impact of an arts project which is currently being run within a secur

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and the Baring Foundation have launched a partnership to offer Travelling Fellowships, under the theme of Arts and Older People, to those with an interest in the field of arts/creativity and older pe

Arts Development UK has published findings from its annual survey on local authority spending cuts for the arts. The survey suggests significant changes to local spending for the arts across England and Wales.

Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) have announced a new £500,000 Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture.

Ten UK-based organisations are competing for public votes in the Best Arts Project category of The National Lottery Awards 2011.

The Localism Bill starts its second reading in the House of Lords on Tuesday 7 June. While London Councils is encouraged by the aim to empower local communities, there remain several areas of concern for boroughs.

The Health Select Committee has launched a new inquiry into public health and organisations are invited to submit written evidence by noon on 13 June.

In its inquiry, the Committee will consider:

The British Association for Music Therapy (BAMT) replaces the Association of Professional Music Therapists (APMT) and the British Society for Music Therapy (BSMT).