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We are offering a wide range of workshops and courses that will focus on subjects ranging from managing stress and presentation skills to anatomical art, all led by expert artist practitioners working across movement, voice and sculpture.find out more
This February, Performing Medicine will pilot a workforce development programme exploring themes around social prescribing. The programme aims to allow participants to build an understanding of how arts and culture can play a key role in healthcare and social prescribing.find out more
Performing Medicine has been awarded funding by Healthy London Partnerships (HLP), in partnership with Arts Council England and the Mayor of London, to run a pilot social prescribing programme in Southwark Council to help improve people’s mental health and wellbeing.find out more
We are thrilled to announce an open programme of Performing Medicine workshops, open to all. They will focus on a range of subjects including anatomical drawing, photography with a medical gaze, embodying confidence, non-verbal communication and self-care.find out more
Performing Medicine works with 20 freelance Associate Artists with years of experience working in healthcare and social care settings. They bring different skills and expertise to deliver creative training programmes for healthcare professionals, drawing on ideas and techniques from the performing and visual arts.find out more
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us how profoundly connected and reliant on each other we are, to collaboratively and collectively manage this situation. Never has an appreciation of the multi-directionality of care felt more important.find out more
Director Suzy Willson identifies seven challenges to a more sustained integration of arts in health care education and offers some solutions that Performing Medicine have encountered over the years of working in these environments.find out more