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The King’s Fund has published a report exploring the contribution voluntary and community organisations can make to general practice including through collaborations involving social prescribing.

Co-founder of 64 Million Artists and champion for the role of creativity in improving lives, Jo Hunter is seeking support for a new book on creativity and mental wellbeing.

Arts Council England has awarded Battersea Arts Centre £360,000 to run a national network of interdisciplinary cultural organisations to co-create and disseminate knowledge on how to distribute world-class, socially-engaged, artistic pr

The King’s Fund has brought together a series of articles and links examining the role communities play in health and wellbeing.

On the eve of the announcement of the successful London Borough of Culture, Mayor Sadiq Khan has committed £1m of extra funding to widen the activity supported through the scheme.

AGE UK has published new research creating an index of wellbeing in later life. The index found creative and cultural participation provided the greatest contribution to wellbeing of all the factors considered.

This year’s week will focus on different artforms - all the while looking at the theme of quality in arts and health.

The Culture Select Committee is running a public consultation on the economic, cultural and social benefits of live music.

Arts Council England has announced a number of changes to its funding streams including renaming Grants for the Arts as Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants and increasing the funds available through this stream to £97m.

The Government has launched a public consultation on its proposals to support children and young people’s mental health.

The consultation on the Green Paper is open until 2 March 2018.

Public Health England has launched a single access hub with data analysis tools and resources for people working to support public health and reduce health inequalities.

The Heritage Lottery Fund has opened a consultation on its funding strategy and priorities over the next five years.

The Wellcome Trust has announced a number of changes to its public engagement activity and consequent changes to its funding regime.

Arts Development UK, the national association for people working in arts development and local authorities has announced that it is to close.