Supporting healthcare professionals through challenging times

Social Prescribing for Artists and Arts Organisations in Newham

12.07.23 - 12.07.23
Old Town Hall
29 The Broadway, Stratford, London, E15 4BQ

Free training opportunity for independent artists and arts organisations in Newham

Funded by Arts Council England and supported by Newham Council, Performing Medicine offers a unique two part training day including a networking event for artists interested in working at the intersection of arts and health.


Join Performing Medicine for the training day on Wednesday 12th July 2023, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm for a unique training day to explore:

  • The landscape of social prescribing
  • The opportunities social prescribing could create for your projects
  • The role of cultural social prescribing in addressing health needs and inequalities in our communities
  • Referral processes and social prescribing mechanisms within Newham
  • Current offers and case studies from the arts and health sector
  • How best to market your work to social prescribers and healthcare professionals
  • Strategies for self-care in your practice

£40 bursary paid to freelance artists + Lunch included

Location: Old Town Hall, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, London, E15 4BQ


On Thursday 13th July – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm we will be hosting a unique evening networking event providing an opportunity to connect with social prescribers, link workers and healthcare professionals. The evening will involve:

  • A Q&A panel with invited guests of link workers, social prescribers and healthcare professionals
  • A discussion on ways the cross-sector collaborative workforce wishes to move forward in Newham; and on strategies to engage different communities
  • Sharing and learning about ongoing projects and useful connections for future collaborative work

Location: Old Town Hall, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, London, E15 4BQ

Light refreshments will be provided.

This course is free to attend but there are limited places, so please book early on Eventbrite to secure your place.

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