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St Luke’s General Hospital
St Luke's General Hospital is an acute hospital in Kilkenny City which provides acute healthcare services to the people of Carlow and Kilkenny.
Wexford General Hospital
Activities include: Artist in Residence programme Art exhibitions A Menu of Poems: an annual initiative bringing poetry to all patients in hospital to celebrate National Poetry Day Hospital Choir .
National Centre for Arts and Health at Tallaght University Hospital
Our mission is ‘to provide a creative arts and health programme specific to patient, staff and healthcare department needs; that improves the hospital experience by making arts accessible to all.
Perspectives (5 results)
OURSELVES: A Nurse Poet Bears Witness
Most of the poems from my first collection of poetry, OURSELVES, come from vivid memories of my first years in nurse training: the shock and drama of illness; the strengths and weaknesses of those I worked alongside, and bearing witness to the vulnerabilities and suffering of patients.
Novelist and short story writer Meaghan Delahunt reflects on her work at the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow. She highlights the importance of creative writing in palliative care and how it's never too late for any of us to explore our full potential.
Opening the Box
Poet Paula Meehan reflects on a time of healing in her life when the excitement and mystery of art transcended the daily process of craft.
In Writing: finding a way through illness
Writer Lia Mills tells us how the notebooks she kept as a cancer patient helped her retain a sense of self during her treatment and led to a positive shift in her relationship with her artform.
Crossword – a patient’s reflection on the WHAT arts programme in the WRH Dialysis Unit
Johanna Tanner is a Dialysis patient in Waterford Regional Hospital who has been participating in the Waterford Healing Arts Trust’s arts programme since 2008. Here she talks about her experience.
Videos (3 results)
In Conversation: Tess Leak and Sarah Cairns – New Pathways to Connect
Artist Tess Leak and Activities Director Sarah Cairns from Bantry General Hospital explore the learning from the remote delivery of The Museum of Song Postal Project.
Stories from the Well-Field
Artist Tess Leak collaborated with a group of residents in St. Joseph’s Unit, Bantry General Hospital, puppeteer Eoin Lynch and composer Justin Grounds to create Stories from the Well-Field, bringing to life residents' poems about enduring childhood friendships. Awarded the 2018 artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary.
Hospital Voices is a choral work created by composer Eric Sweeney and poet Edward Denniston to mark the 25th anniversary year of Waterford Healing Arts Trust.
News (2 results)
ReStorying Ageing: Older Women and Life Writing
ReStorying Ageing is a one-day webinar bringing together researchers, writers and the public to explore the diversity of women's experiences as part of Bealtaine Festival 2022.
Over 10,000 patients and staff in Irish hospitals to receive ‘Menu of Poems’ for Poetry Day Ireland
To celebrate Poetry Day Ireland on Thursday 28 April, a Menu of Poems will be distributed throughout Irish hospital wards, waiting rooms and other healthcare settings for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy.