Supporting healthcare professionals through challenging times

Performing Medicine’s Two-Day Introductory Course – NOVEMBER DATES

Arts-based Approaches in Health Education & Workforce Development



Curious about how arts-based approaches can support the healthcare workforce and the next generation of doctors and nurses, and their patients? Are you considering ways to develop your own practice? If so, this opportunity offered by Performing Medicine is for you!

For over two decades Clod Ensemble’s award winning Performing Medicine programme has been pioneering arts-based learning within hospitals, medical schools and healthcare settings across the UK and internationally. We create supportive and transformative environments where people can develop skills to provide respectful, compassionate, care – improving the health and wellbeing of our communities.

Join Suzy Willson, Director, and Carly Annable-Coop, Lead Artist & Programme Manager, as they unlock skills and methodologies at the core of practice in this exciting arena.

In this inspirational course, you will: 

  • hear and experience some of the guiding principles and features of Performing Medicine’s work 
  • explore our application of arts-based approaches within the context of healthcare settings, medical education and priorities within community health
  • learn about the artistic roots of our work, our research methodologies, processes and practice
  • engage with the themes and approaches that we use across programme design and delivery
  • examine the benefits and impact of arts-based approaches to students, health professionals, patients and communities
  • use the opportunity to reflect on ways to develop and enhance your own practice 

This course will appeal to a range of people interested in the intersection of arts and health keen to develop their working practices. Artists, medical educationalists, members of the healthcare workforce and others will learn alongside one another.

Dates: 22nd and 23rd November 2023, 10:00 – 17:00

Location: Clod Ensemble Studios, Design District, Greenwich Peninsula

We are also offering a 50% discount to students with a valid Student ID. Please carry your Student ID on the day of the event.

Cost: £225 (General Admission) and £112.50 (Student Concession)

Register here for Two Day Course in November 2023.

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Performing Medicine is the UK’s leading provider of arts based professional development training for healthcare staff and students. Winner of the Times Higher Award for Excellence and Innovation, and the Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance’s Award for Practising Well.

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