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Kwame Kwei-Armah, St George's Staff Choir and ONHS Live performers on stage clapping and smiling

Our National Health Stories – Watch the Streams back

 
Graphic image with text stating Our National Health Stories Live 2023 and images of choir performing, a dancer, drummers and NHS staff photos and illustrations

Celebrate 75 years of the NHS with performances across hospital Trusts today

 
Headshots of perfomers Naomi Wirthner, Robert Lonsdale, Gabrielle Brooks and Michael Shaeffer on a red/orange background

Meet the Cast for the ONHS Live Finale

 
Montage of 5 poets from left to right: Courtney Conrad , Esme Allman, Sarah McCreadie, Maddy Accalia, Thembe Mvula

UCLH Poetry Commissions with Camden Roundhouse Poetry Collective Alumni

 
A person is standing in a hospital corridor wearing headphones and collecting sounds through an audio device. Two hospital workers are walking down the corridor in the background.

Audio inspired art from University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

 
A blue moon with a white crescent in a blue night sky

The Power of the Written Word in Newcastle

 
Prompt card with text stating What stories should not be left untold? With a hand written response in pen saying, The importance of taking the time to listen to patients and their families. Never underestimate the power of making someone a cup of tea, holding their hand and making them feel listened to. Kindness and caring are vital skills

What stories should not be left untold?

 
A group of NHS staff sitting around a table creating artworks

Stories from Cambridge University Hospitals

 
Two people standing in front of newly painted murals. The mural depicts scenes from hospitals

Discover the history of Arts in Hospitals

 
Four members from an NHS Choir wearing their NHS uniforms are holding song sheets and singing

Book Free Tickets for Our National Health Stories Live at Aviva Studios, Manchester

 
Two people are sitting at a special cart called The Poetry Machine. Poet Beth Calverley sits in front of a vintage typewriter and is smiling at a person in an NHS blue uniform, both looking at a piece of paper

Our National Health Stories Live

 
A person wearing blue uniform is sitting on rolls of kitchen roll, in a room full of cleaning supplies. They are smiling at the camera

Photographic Portraits

 
A person wearing a rainbow and blue lanyard and smart jacket is looking at teh camera. Behind them is a large screen. The text All kinds of bright.. appears on screen

Watch ‘All Kinds of Bright’ a poem by Oxford University Hospitals

 
The Poet Beth Calverley sitting in front of a desk on wheels that contains a vintage typewriter smiles at another person sitting in a chair wearing a hospital uniform and holding a piece of paper

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust hosts The Poetry Machine 

 
A nurse wearing a mask with smiling eyes walking down a hospital corridor

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 tonight for a special programme inspired by Our National Health Stories

 
Portrait of Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah standing outside a building. He is smiling and looking at the camera in front of a blue tiled wall

Meet the Creative Team

 
Two people sit at a table full of large silver bowls in a hospital. One person is holding a succulent plant ready to create a small terrarium

Our National Health Stories launches

 
A close up of a person's hands holding a pen and writing on paper

A poem by Stephen Lee Hodgkins