Category Archives: Kings Mill Hospital, Mansfield (Children’s)

Taking time to be with people

A big part of our work as musicians in hospitals is to be there as a musician and a human being spending time with other human beings, to make music for and with them and to create a cultural venue within a clinical environment. We often get asked if it is emotionally difficult to spend so much time in hospitals, especially with children. There are, of course, always emotional moments in our practice, and we allow ourselves to be emotional as part of our professional practice, indeed it is important that this emotion becomes part … Continue Reading ››

Some feedback from the past 2 weeks…

Here's a small selection of feedback from children's hospital patients and parents from the past two weeks.... Thank you so much for the musical experience this morning. What a lovely surprise...... it was fantastic that you came in with your instruments so that both children and adults could have some much needed stress relief, entertainment and engagement. It's made my stay memorable and I really liked it cause of the guitar as I love them. Thank you. 'J' really enjoyed the music. He joined in … Continue Reading ››