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It is with great sadness that we report the death of LAHF’s Chair of Trustees, Andrew Potter.

A serendipitous discovery using light therapy has led to a new partnership between Leicester University and the Design Council.

Survey responses from 83 NHS Trusts forecast a deficit of around £2.3 billion by the end of the year.

The independent Taskforce was set up in March 2015 by NHS England to develop a five year strategy for mental health in England. It comprised health and social care leaders, professional bodies, charities and experts by experience.

Last summer’s NSEAD survey of 1,200 teachers and coordinators of arts, craft and design reveals a “significant erosion” in the past five years across four key indicators: curriculum provision, value attached to the subjects, professiona

The CQC’s new tool aims to help build a picture of services across the country.

The dispute between government and junior doctors continues, as the BMA reports the Junior Doctors Committee voted on 20 February to end the imposition of the new contract.

Proposals for new structures for ACE funding from 2018 are on the table for consultation at Arts Council England.

New research into individual subjective wellbeing has pointed to an increase in wellbeing in America.

Public Health England has published a framework for evaluating arts activities designed to support health and wellbeing.

The Local Government Association has published guidance for tackling loneliness including establishing community choirs and engaging with local voluntary organisations.

Over the next few months, LAHF is planning a series of roundtable discussions to explore specific areas of interest in arts and health to bring together people working in particular aspects of practice.