Culture and Health

Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance (CHWAlliance)

The CHWAlliance promotes initiatives that help mitigate loneliness and social isolation, it prescribes cultural initiatives that have a social impact, it favors systematic planning and works together with political process.

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance is a national membership organization that includes cultural organizations in England operating in hospitals, nursing homes, museums, galleries and community spaces for the purpose of developing and promoting the role of the arts and culture on health. The CHWS unites: National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing, National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing and 50 other organizations. It is funded by the Arts Council England as part of the National Portfolio Fund 2018-2022. The CHWA provides monthly updates on policies and developments in this domain, on access to resources and on research, in addition to organizing training, conferences and events. The organization works closely together with the All-Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing to support policies and enhance impacts.