Category Archives: Music and Health

Case study: ‘you have to stay right there until he’s finished!’

Working on a ward at Nottingham Children's Hospital, we asked a nurse if it was appropriate to play for the very young baby she was caring for. She said ‘yes of course’. We could see that she was feeding the baby through a feeding tube. As we played, the nurse interacted with the baby, soothing him through touch and gentle tapping.  The ward sister came along and asked the nurse if the baby had calmed down. The nurse said he had since we had arrived. The ward sister then said ‘you have to stay right there until he’s finished!' Richard … Continue Reading ››

Music Care

OPUS is delighted to be working in partnership with the University of Nottingham and Room 217 Foundation (Canada) to deliver Music Care Training. Music Care Training is for care providers looking to incorporate music into their care practice, and for musicians looking to take their skills into the care context.  

Next Training: 25/26 November 2019, Music Care Level 1, University of Nottingham  

We are also looking forward to presenting at the second 'Power of Music in Health and Social Care' conference, to be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre on 4 November … Continue Reading ››

Music in Healthcare Training – 14-18 May 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE - This course is now full. If you wish to be added to our waiting list, please do send in an application form for our consideration. You can also contact us at training@opusmusic.org to be added to our mailing list for future training opportunities.

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 … Continue Reading ››