Apr 05

Music in Healthcare Settings Seminar

10 + 11 May 2012

Music in Healthcare Settings Seminar
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

RNCM Music for Health is pleased to invite people working in the cultural and health sectors to attend a FREE 2-day seminar about music in healthcare.

The seminar will

  • present the experience and learning from the EC funded ‘Music in Healthcare Settings: Training Trainers project’ (Leonardo Transfer of Innovation) at a local, national and European level;
  • highlight the importance of working in partnerships across the cultural and health sectors;
  • compare and discuss policy frameworks in the UK and France;
  • present case studies of musical interactions in healthcare settings and outline the training offered by RNCM, including the Medical Notes project funded by Youth Music;
  • present evaluation and research findings from the RNCM Music for Health programme.

Speakers will include

Philippe Bouteloup Musique et Santé, Paris
Dr Jane Bentley
, Nick Cutts and Kate Murdoch Music for Health practitioners and project trainees
Aisling Roche
Music Network Ireland
Päivi Sippola
TUAS University of Applied Sciences Turku, Finland
Peter Mount
Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust
Clive Parkinson
Arts for Health, Manchester Metropolitan University
Alison Cavanagh
and Dr Joan Livesley School of Nursing and Midwifery, Salford University
Susan Fairclough
and Frances Binns Department of Therapeutic and Specialised Play, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Dr. Jane Oakland
Cecily Smith
and Thomas Sherman RNCM Medical Notes project trainees
Laura Feeney
RNCM undergraduate student
Holly Marland
and Lilli Brodner-Francis Royal Northern College of Music

Day 1 Thursday 10 May

Music in Healthcare Settings: Training Trainers – Leonardo Transfer of Innovation project
Musique et Santé’s approach to Music in Healthcare Settings; The project in the partner countries – UK, Ireland, Finland; Working in a European partnership; UK trainees’ learning experience; Policy framework in France and the UK

Day 2 Friday 11 May
RNCM Music for Health programme

Medical Notes project evaluation; Working with Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital; UK Music for Health Practitioners’ Network; Professionalising the work of musicians in healthcare settings.

The seminar is FREE, but booking is essential as places are limited.

To reserve your place for either one or both days, please fill in the booking form below and return by email to lilli.brodner-francis@rncm.ac.uk no later than 1 May 2012.

RNCM Music in Healthcare Settings Seminar flyer
RNCM Music in Healthcare Settings booking form

For info on the project and seminars in our partner countries, go to  http://www.music-in-healthcare.eu/

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

The RNCM Music for Health programme is generously funded by Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and has received project funding from Youth Music.

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