Arts and Health Check Up, Check In 2017 took place on 5 May at The Model, Sligo. The Showcasing Strand featured paired presentations by three partnerships: The Creative Well: Emma Finucane (Visual Artist) and Catherine O’Grady (HSE mental health division); 15 Miles: Bernie Austin (Director of Nursing, Community Nursing Units in Galway City and East County) and Ceara Conway (Visual Artist and Singer); and Care: Dr Regina McQuillan (Palliative Medicine Consultant St Francis Hospice), Sophie Motley and Sarah Jane Shiels (Willfredd Theatre). The presentations were followed by a Q&A chaired by Claire Meaney, Acting Arts Director of the Waterford Healing Arts Trust.


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