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Useful examples of arts and cultural programmes commissioned or funded to deliver public service outcomes

Reading Well books on prescription helps people manage their mental health and well-being

Using the reach of libraries to secure better public health 

Classical music helps those on the path to mental wellbeing

Delivering social outcomes as well as high quality art for its own sake – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic 

In the face of funding cuts, arts and cultural organisations devise a new way of working

Working together to engage in commissioning

How music teaching in schools supports children’s wider social needs

Learning from commissioner priorities – Telford and Wrekin Music Education Hub

Museum programme improves the quality of life for people living with dementia

National Museums Liverpool – Reflecting national priorities in healthcare

Investing in community groups to deliver projects with health benefits

Why a clinical commissioning group is funding innovation to build resilient communities

Arts organisations empowering people to design their own services

Creativity works - arts and co-production for better mental health outcomes

Using personal budgets to engage in arts activities delivering social outcomes

Using personalised budgets to provide choice and opportunity

Using artistic collaboration to enrich socially engaged arts programmes

Heart n Soul

Embedding arts and culture in a city-wide approach to complex dependency

Manchester City Council

How Arts on Prescription is supporting better health and wellbeing

Arts on Prescription: Arts-­based social prescribing for better mental wellbeing

Reducing demand for clinical mental health provision through creative learning

Reducing demand for clinical mental health provision through creative learning – City and Hackney CCG’s partnership with Core Arts

How an NHS Trust uses creativity to support recovery

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s Creative Minds programme

Using the arts to support people with dementia

Age Exchange and Manchester Camerata

Harnessing the power of dance to improve health and wellbeing

Dance for Parkinson's

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