Category Archives: Music

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 … Continue Reading ››

Reflections on Apprenticeship – Joe Danks

joe danks b&wMy experience as a Music In Healthcare Apprentice in 2014/15 has provided me with a fantastic platform to build my own practice in the coming months and years. I strongly believe that good MiH practice comes from experience, and that this work is all about learning how to adapt to different situations. One thing I would like to highlight is how a combination of non-verbal approach techniques and repertoire in different languages can help overcome some of the challenges posed by cultural diversity in our hospitals. Instrumental … Continue Reading ››

Applications closed: Music in Healthcare Settings Training Oct-Nov 2014

DSC04002editedApplications are now closed for our next five-day Music in Healthcare Settings training course to take place in Derby, UK on 30 and 31 October, and 3, 4 and 5 November 2014.       If you wish to receive details for our next training course (May 2015) direct to your inbox as soon as these are finalised please email training@opusmusic.org to be added to our e-mailing list Training Details (pdf) Application Form (word) Application Form (pdf) Here's what previous trainees have said about this training course: If you are at … Continue Reading ››