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A group of independent authors have assessed Arts Council spending and concluded that funding is still biased towards large organisations and skewed towards London over regional arts activity.

A review into the care provided to people living with dementia by the Care Quality Commission has found that people are at risk of experiencing poor care as they move between care homes and hospitals.

The 7th annual Royal Society of Public Health Arts and Health Awards have been announced with Islington’s Claremont Project winning the Project Award and Music for Life winning the Research Award.

The BBC and King’s College London have launched an enquiry into the ways arts organisations are developing partnerships to maximise the impact of their activity.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published an investigation into health and adult social care nationally which has found huge variation in the quality of care available across the country.

A partnership between mental health charity and Sport England has led to a £2m fund to offer sports opportunities to 75,000 people experiencing mental health problems.

The London Health Commission has issued a call for a range of public health interventions to improve the health of Londoners.

Next year’s Creativity and Wellbeing Week will run from 8-15 June 2015. As in previous years, LAHF is planning to produce a brochure including all the events in the week.

LAHF is looking to recruit several new board members to support our strategic development over the next couple of years.

The London Health Board has identified three key themes to improve the mental health and wellbeing of Londoners: adolescent resilience, mental health in the workplace and the roll out of a London-wide digital support service aimed at su

Think-tank the King’s Fund has published a report calling for wholesale re-design of the NHS and social care systems.

The Local Government Association has released figures showing that local authority spending aimed at tackling obesity has risen by 20% over the past year to £127m.

The Arts and Humanities Research Council has reported on the mid-point of its Cultural Value Project which aims to investigate the value that the arts and culture bring to individuals and to society.

The New Local Government Network – an alliance of local authority providers – has compiled a report offering examples of different ways of supporting cultural activity.

Arts Council England is planning the launch of a £3m research grants programme to build and improve the evidence base around the value, impacts and benefits of arts and culture.