Outstanding professional support services, library and cultural institutions support for social responsibility (Cultural Institutions)

Wendy Gallagher, The Whitworth and Manchester Museum

Health and Culture Programme

The Health and Culture Programme at the Whitworth and Manchester Museum creates projects, programmes and training in partnership with Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust.

The team’s work includes innovative collaborative work with the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Medical Humanities Laboratory, Institute of Cultural Practice, DART and MICRA at The University of Manchester and service users themselves to devise and deliver ward-based creative sessions with patients, artist residencies, providing training and CPD programmes for students and healthcare staff.