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Music in Healthcare Training – 14-18 May 2018

          Applications are now open for our 5-day Music in Healthcare Settings Training course based in Derby and Sutton in Ashfield, UK. This course will take place on 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 May 2018 at Kedleston Road Training and Development Centre, Derby, All Saints Centre, Huthwaite and and Kings Mill Hospital, Sutton in Ashfield. (Shared travel will be arranged between Derby and other sites for those needing it) More details are available here: Music in Healthcare Training opportunity Musicians Brief May 2018 (pdf) Application Form (pdf)Continue Reading ››


When we work in hospital we never know who we are likely to meet and what reaction we will get to our music. Mostly people react positively to us when we arrive with our instruments, sometimes people join in with us but it is rare to find someone with instrument at the ready and desperate to do some playing! The other day we were invited into a room where two nurses were just finishing a treatment on a little girl. Her mum and another visitor were with her. We played a piece and her face lit up. Then … Continue Reading ››