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A new report by UNESCO examines the link between investment in culture and sustainability in the development of cities.

An international study examining whether singing in a choir has a positive effect on health and wellbeing is calling for input from choir members.

The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance has published a guide to the role the arts can play in improving the health, education and wellbeing of those involved with the criminal justice system.

Analysis by the King’s Fund has found that despite promises of “parity of esteem” for physical and mental health, 40 per cent of mental health trusts saw their income fall in 2015/16.

The Mayor of London has produced a new strategy to drive change in the city and tackle inequality and improve social cohesion.

A new report into the state of the social care sector has advocated the use of the arts as a means of care homes achieving excellence.

LAHF is delighted to announce three new trustees have joined its board of directors.

The Kings Fund has published a range of papers which explain recent changes in the structure and strategy of the NHS.

A landmark study by the Irish Arts Council has demonstrated that children who participate in artistic and cultural activities cope better with schoolwork and have more positive attitudes towards school later on than those who are less e

The Government has released figures which show that the number of people dying with a diagnosis of dementia has doubled since 2001.

Arts Council England has published its funding plans for 2018-22. These include an increase in the funds available for Grants for the Arts and details for applications to be included in its National Portfolio of Organisations.

Public Health England has issued a framework of tools and resources called ‘All Our Health’ for all health and care professionals to embed and extend prevention, health protection and promotion of wellbeing and resilience into the deliv

The second international conference on culture, health and wellbeing will take place in Bristol next June.