Category Archives: Derbyshire Children’s Hospital

Music in Healthcare Apprentices

We're delighted to introduce our new Music in Healthcare Apprentices for 2015/16.  This innovative programme, now in its second year, is designed to support emerging Music in Healthcare musicians in developing their own regular, professional practice. apprentices 201516 (2)pictured L-R: Nick Cutts, Rachel Fillhart (Apprentice), Sarah Matthews, Aisling Holmes (Apprentice), Becky Eden-Green (Apprentice), Richard Kensington, Kate Jackson (Apprentice) Last year's programme was extremely successful, with Apprentices collaborating to form two new Music in Healthcare organisations, Wellspring Music CIC and Pulse Arts CIC, working in Nottingham and London respectively on new programmes of practice including … Continue Reading ››

Music in Healthcare Settings Conference: Derby, 16 July 2015

royal derby hospitalThursday 16th July 2015, 9.30am - 4.30pm Education Centre, Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter New Road, Derby, UK. We are delighted to launch the forthcoming International Music in Healthcare Conference, hosted by OPUS Music CIC in partnership with Royal Derby Hospital and Air Arts to Aid Wellbeing. Bringing together music for health practitioners, healthcare staff, promoters, funders, researchers and other key stakeholders, this event promises to provide stimulus for discussion and debate around the ongoing development of Music in Healthcare settings across the UK and beyond. A mix of thought-provoking presentations … Continue Reading ››

Music in Healthcare Settings Apprenticeships: 2015-2016

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED Many thanks for the many applications we received. We look forward to announcing our new Apprentices for 2015/16 soon. We are delighted to launch the second year of our Music in Healthcare Settings Apprenticeship programme. From September 2015 to June/July 2016, we are offering four paid apprenticeships, exploring Music in Healthcare Settings practice alongside highly experienced OPUS Musicians and Trainers and supporting the development of new programmes of practice. Click on the following links for more information: Full Apprenticeship Programme Details (pdf) Apprenticeship Timetable (pdf) Application Form (word) Application Form (pdf) The deadline for applications … Continue Reading ››