Music and Performing Arts

We provide live music performances on the wards and in outpatient departments to transform the ambience of clinical areas.

Music can help to relax patients and stimulate cognitive function for those with cognitive impairment. As well as ward-based performances we are hoping to expand our music provision with performances in public spaces.


Maz O’Connor Musician-in-Residence

Singer songwriter Maz O’Connor visits wards and performs to inpatients every week. Singing a range of familiar songs across genres, and working closely with our long-term patients, Maz’s sessions are popular with staff, patients and visitors alike.

This residency is co-created with Live Music Now who provide professional musicians in a range of settings to meaningfully enhance the health and wellbeing of participants.

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