Case Studies (7 results)
Brightly Burning Flame
In June 2022 composer Justin Grounds was invited by the Irish Doctors Orchestra to join them in a week of gathering and music making on Heir Island, Cork. A new recording and film of Justin's piece for
string orchestra ‘Brightly Burning Flame’ resulted from this collaboration.
Skibbereen HSE Campus Choir
Since 2018, a free weekly drop-in choir has been hosted by musician Liz Clark on the Skibbereen Hospital Campus over lunch hour which is open to all staff.
Storytelling Residency at University Hospital Waterford
Joe Brennan was Waterford Healing Arts Trust’s Artist in Residence for 2021 at University Hospital Waterford. The residency focused on staff engagement due to Covid restrictions, offering storytelling online and outdoors. Changing circumstances during the residency also enabled Joe to tell stories at the bedside on the Paediatric Ward.
Viriditas is a song cycle by Irish singer and artist Ceara Conway for The Deepest Shade of Green, an Arts and Health programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture. Commissioned by Saolta Arts and Galway 2020, it was created for the staff and patients of the seven hospitals of Saolta University Health Care Group.
Created by artist Lucy Turner, Butterfly Haven is a commissioned artwork dedicated to remembering our deceased colleagues in Tallaght University Hospital (TUH).
110 Skibbereen Girls
In 2018, artist Toma McCullim worked with the residents, staff and visitors of Skibbereen Hospital Campus on a collaborative art project to create a bronze public sculpture for the Hospital Grounds.
TODAY was a photography project located in St Finbarr’s Hospital Campus in Cork city from 2013 to 2016. The project was led by artist Colette Lewis working in participation with healthcare staff to create new photographic work in response to the hospital campus.
Perspectives (1 results)
A view from within: An Arts in Health project for hospital staff during Covid-19
Claire Flahavan works as an art therapist in St Louise’s Unit at Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) Crumlin. Claire reflects on her experience of Sidestep, an Arts in Health project for staff within the Unit at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Research & Evaluation (2 results)
Research & Evaluation
Sing while you work: the wellbeing benefits of workplace choirs
The first study of workplace choirs in Ireland and one of very few studies internationally to explore the health and wellbeing benefits of choirs for Health Service Staff.
Research & Evaluation
The Impact of Arts Activity on Nursing Staff Well-Being: An Intervention in the Workplace
Over 59 million workers are employed in the healthcare sector globally, with a daily risk of being exposed to a complex variety of health and safety hazards.
News (5 results)
Irish Doctors Orchestra plays UCD Astra Hall to raise funds for Safetynet Primary Care
The all-Ireland Irish Doctors Orchestra will play UCD’s Astra Hall on Sunday 13 November to raise funds for Safetynet Primary Care.
Brightly Burning Flame: Justin Grounds and the Irish Doctors Orchestra
In June 2022, after two years of working through the pandemic, members of the Irish Doctors Orchestra met together on Heir Island off the coast of West Cork for a week of music making.
Catarina Araújo announced as Artist in Residence with Waterford Healing Arts Trust
Have you ever wanted to press pause on your busy life.
Four artists commissioned by the Irish Hospice Foundation to support wellbeing of HSE staff
Healthcare staff wellbeing is at the forefront of new creative work commissioned by the Irish Hospice Foundation and supported by the Creative Ireland Programme.
Unmasked at St James’s Hospital honours frontline healthcare workers
Unmasked, a wall art installation by street artist Asbestos, was recently unveiled at St James’s Hospital in Dublin.