Experts in the health and arts sector explored the question, 'What does effective collaboration look like in arts and health work?'
Chaired by Rob Webster, Chief Executive of South West Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWYFT). He has worked in healthcare since 1990, working in national roles at the Department of Health on policy, transformation, and delivery, as well as acting as director for both the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit in the Cabinet Office. SWYFT has a track record of investment in arts and health work, an area which Rob is passionate about. He has been a trustee at Leeds Mencap and has chaired formal national networks including cancer, primary care, community services and learning disabilities.
With panellists, Mick Ward, associate of the Health Systems Innovations Lab, a Senior Associate of Nurture Development, and a Trustee of Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Julia Puebla Fortier doctoral candidate at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Lerato Dunn, Arts Development Officer at Bristol City Council.