Haygarth Public Lecture

The Haygarth Public Lecture has been established to celebrate the long tradition of public health action in Cheshire and is named in honour of the 18th-century Physician, John Haygarth FRS (1740-1827), who practiced Medicine at Chester Infirmary and has been described as “Clinical Investigator – Apostle of Sanitation”

Link to Haygarth Public Lecture event
Thursday, 16th November, 2017
Binks 011, Parkgate Road Campus

Dancing to a Different Tune: The Contribution of Arts to Health.

Rt Hon Lord Howarth of Newport CBE, Co-Chair of the APPG and Alex Coulter, Secretary to the APPG. 

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Arts, Health and Wellbeing was formed in 2014. The Co-Chairs are Lord Howarth of Newport and Ed Vaizey MP. The secretariat for the APPG is provided by the National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing. In November 2015, the APPG launched a two year Inquiry in collaboration with King’s College London and in partnership with Guy’s and St Thomas’s Charity and the Royal Society for Public Health. The work as funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the Wellcome Trust. The Inquiry report, Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing, published earlier this year, comprehensively covers the evidence and possibilities for effective action: www.artshealthandwellbeing.org.uk/appg/inquiry

Tea and Coffee will be served from 6pm.

For further details please contact Moira Hazelton, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Life Sciences. Tel: 01244 511646 or email:m.hazelton@chester.ac.uk