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Health Matters: Art and mental health

Tom Cox, artscape project manager at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, will be looking at the positive impact of art in mental health treatment, looking at the development of artwork at the Highfield Unit in Oxford and the Whiteleaf Centre in Aylesbury.

15 July 2014 | Events Health Matters Trust Events

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Tom Cox will discuss the importance of art in hospital settings.

This event has been rescheduled to Tuesday 15 July. We hope you are able to attend.

Tom Cox, artscape project manager at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, discusses the importance of art in hospital settings and how this can benefit long term health and wellbeing, drawing on the artwork developed for the Highfield Unit in Oxford and the Whiteleaf Centre in Aylesbury.

Tom has worked in the NHS for over ten years. He has worked for the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, the Oxford Centre for Enablement and the John Radcliffe hospitals in Oxford, providing a range of art activities including visual arts, dance and music. As artscape project manager, he co-ordinates a programme of workshops across the trust and commissions new artworks to enhance the hospital environments.

Tom is also a practising artist and is currently completing a part-time MA in social sculpture at Oxford Brookes University.

Tuesday 15 July

6pm – 8pm

Conference room, Whiteleaf Centre, Bierton Road, Aylesbury, HP20 1EG

This talk is open to the public and is free of charge. To book your place please email eleanor.saunders@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk.

The talk will last for 45 minutes and will be followed with light refreshments and a Q&A.

View the poster.

Last updated: 16 July, 2014

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