30/06/2016 HOSPITAL ROOMS: HELPING MENTAL HEALTH WITH ART

Arts Council England, 30th June 2016

A Grants for the Arts funded initiative is helping minds and changing lives in south west London

A project is underway in Tooting, helping to improve the health and aid recovery of patients with mental health issues using art. Hospital Rooms is an initiative from curator Niamh White and artist Tim A Shaw to install world class artworks in NHS hospital wards around the country.

The launch project has been taking place at The Phoenix Unit, a secure psychiatric rehabilitation residential ward in Tooting for up to 18 patients who have a ...