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Arts in health organizations in Scotland have been among the beneficiaries of the extension of a match funding scheme.

A new network has been established for people working in the creative arts that are living with or affected by HIV, and who wish to use the arts to express how HIV/ AIDS affects them.

London Voluntary Services Council has appointed a new Chief Executive, Eithne Rynne who previously worked at Greater London Volunteering. 

The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret formally became a National Trust Partner at the beginning of September.

The Dragon Café is the latest creative endeavour from Mental Fight Club; it is a relaxing café and imaginative space open to all, located in the crypt of St George the Martyr Church, opposite Borough tube station.

A new tool allowing users to search and compare any Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered home care, residential or nursing home provider is now available online at NHS Choices.

Sir Peter Bazalgette has been named as the new Chair of Arts Council England. The former Creative Director of Endemol – which brought the TV series Big Brother to UK TV screens, Sir Peter is currently Chair of English National Opera.

Next summer’s international conference in Bristol has been launched with a call for abstracts.

LAHF is pleased to have received a special commendation from the Royal Society for Public Health for the Fidget project.

Planning has begun for the next London Creativity and Wellbeing Week to take place next June. Building on the success of the first ever Creativity and Wellbeing Week earlier this year, LAHF has begun preparing for next year.

The Prime Minister this week reshuffled the coalition cabinet with a number of ministerial changes.

The proportion of people engaging in multiple unhealthy lifestyle behaviours has fallen significantly according to a new report on the clustering of unhealthy behaviours over time from The King’s Fund.

The engage journal is published twice a year by engage, the National Association for Gallery Education.

Arts Council England has announced a new service to give arts and culture organisations access to lower energy costs via its energy buyer, Government Procurement Services.

The Department of Health is currently consulting on a huge number of issues relating to the re-structuring of the NHS as a result of the Health & Social Care Act 2012; including joint strategic needs assessments and joint health and