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The Office of National Statistics has released figures for how we estimate our life satisfaction, our sense that the things done in life are worthwhile, and our happiness and anxiety at the UK, country, regional and local authority leve

The Health Foundation is to establish a new Health and Social Care Sustainability Research Centre to develop long-term thinking about health services in the UK. 

A new review by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation suggests that short-term funding is impacting arts charities' ability to plan.

The proportion of young people reporting long-term mental health problems in England rose by six times between 1995 and 2014; those with the largest increase were aged 16 to 24.

The new strategy, launched in August, follows the 2017 Industrial Strategy, and outlines what it describes as the "key foundations of social value: people, places and the public, private and social sectors".

The HEartS project is currently trying to find out whether and how music works in all of our lives to impact our wellbeing.

A new memorandum of understanding has been signed by Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Foundation to support recommendations from the Mendoza Review - which states that the challenges faced by museums require a more joined-u

Three of the five award-winners in this inaugural year work at the intersection of cultural and creative practice and health and wellbeing.

With social prescribing high on the new Secretary of State for Health's agenda, the 2nd International Social Prescribing Network Conference will look at implementation and measurement, as well as the impact we already know about on pati

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence has set up new ways of taking part in their work to improve health and social care.

Arts Professional are conducting a survey of pay in the cultural sector with a view to creating a comprehensive evidence that supports efforts to increase equality and diversity in the sector.

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have announced £8-million-worth of funding to bring researchers, charities and other organisations together to address important mental health research questions.

The Arts and Humanities Research Council is funding the development of nine "creative clusters" across the country, and a new Policy and Evidence Centre led by NESTA.

I'm Still Here is the Koestler Trust’s eleventh exhibition in partnership with Southbank Centre; this year’s work has been selected by the families of current prisoners.

Nominations are open for the National Campaign for the Arts 2018-19 Heart for the Arts awards. The awards celebrate local authority projects and people who champion the arts in their area.