Blood Sugars: Drama and diabetes in Soweto/Johannesburg 2015-17.
A collaboration between Drama for Life and the Health Communication Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand, and Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Soweto.
Music in hospital: Johannesburg 2014 onwards….
A first for South Africa and a developing collaboration between Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre and the Wits School of Arts’ 4th-year course in Community Music.
I have a long history of arts/health project management in the UK, including initiating and managing for 11 years the award-winning arts/health charity rb&hArts at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. Some examples from this time include: Transplant, a collaboration between photographic and sound artists Tim Wainwright and John Wynne based on a two year residency at Harefield Hospital; the Singing for Breathing programme designed for people living with chronic lung diseases; and a series of commissions from Steven Appleby for the new Centre for Sleep at Royal Brompton Hospital in 2012.