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Category Archive: Storytelling

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

    Musicians in Residence Tamsin Elliott and Bethany Roberts, along with Poet in Residence Beth Calverley worked with NHS Staff at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust to gather recordings of sounds and conversations to inspire a rich tapestry of voices, poetry, music, and sound. Together they have been creating an audio artwork called […]

  2. The Power of the Written Word in Newcastle

    Through their Charity Arts Programme,  Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have worked with Writer in Residence, Laura Lindow, and partner, New Writing North to produce some incredible pieces of writing with their staff, that encouraged them to use their own skills and ideas, whilst providing tools for writing.  Staff have been able to tell their […]

  3. What stories should not be left untold?

    What stories should not be left untold? How does love come into your work place? These are the questions St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been posing to staff as part of ONHS. From the power of a cuppa and a chat to smiling and laughing with your ‘work family’, explore some of […]

  4. Stories from Cambridge University Hospitals

    As part of ONHS, Cambridge University Hospitals’ arts-in-health programme have gathered stories from staff across the Trust including at their three day CUH Arts Festival in July. Working with local writer and poet, Hannah Jane Walker, who held conversations with staff about their experiences to create stories. Illustrator Jim Butler, who spent 5 days in residence […]

  5. A Choral Forest

    Over 150 staff from Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust have been gathering stories through music, visual arts, poetry, and crafts. During Covid a project called ‘the staff voice’ saw poems, stories, images collected together and specially written songs created. ‘A Choral Forest’ reimagined some of these stories as 5 beautiful tree sculptures, one for […]

  6. Staff stories, poignant poetry and paper art  

    An abundance of activity has been taking place at Oxford University Trust Foundation hospitals. See what staff have been writing, creating and gathering for the NHS 75th in the images below.