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Published articles to inspire new relationships and help others with their influencing work in the field of cultural commissioning

Using arts programmes to treat chronic health conditions is an innovative option, says Jessica Harris

How art programmes can treat long term conditions - Health Service Journal, 2015

If we used wellbeing evidence to inform policy-making, there would surely be more room for arts and culture, says Jessica Harris

Policies for the people - Arts Professional, 2015

Jessica Harris explains the importance of understanding the outcomes commissioners are looking for

Getting to grips with commissioning - Arts Professional, 2014

Jessica Harris examines the types of evidence that commissioners want in demonstrating impact on public service outcomes

Demonstrating impact - Arts Professional, 2015

Christian Markandu talks about the priorities for his commissioning service and the opportunities for arts and cultural organisations

A commissioner’s views on priorities and opportunities for arts and cultural providers - Arts Professional, 2015

Linden Rowley explores who the commissioners of public services are and how arts and cultural organisations can best talk to them

Who are the commissioners of public services, where to find them, and how arts and cultural organisations can best talk to them - Arts Professional, 2015

When will all commissioners recognise that activities like dancing and singing help maintain older people’s quality of life and independence, asks Jessica Harris

Adding years to life – and life to years - Arts Professional, 2015

What are the opportunities for arts organisations interested in delivering ‘on prescription’ schemes? And do they outweigh the challenges? Jessica Harris investigates

Prescribing the arts for better health - Arts Professional, 2016 

How can arts organisations present their offer more effectively to public service commissioners? Five pilot consortia have been working to do just that and Jessica Harris reports on what they’ve learned.

Developing a narrative for people and communities - Arts Professional, 2016

The benefits of commissioners working with the arts sector have been highlighted by pilot schemes in Kent and Gloucestershire. Jessica Harris shares the details.

Effective outcomes for people and communities - Arts Professional, 2016

From arts on prescription to recovery colleges, there are a range of ways for arts organisations to engage with public service commissioning. Jessica Harris explains exactly how each model works

Models of practice in arts and commissioning - Arts Professional, 2016


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