Cumbria Action for Health Network Conference





9.30am – for registration and refreshments for a 10.00am start

The morning session will bring together art, culture, health and care organisations to explore how art and culture can benefit our health and wellbeing.
Peter Knock (Cumbria County Council) will provide an update on personalisation and brokerage work.
Lucie Stephens (Head of Co-production, New Economics Foundation) will talk about the work they are undertaking to promote the role of art and culture within health and care. Presentations from local art and culture organisations working in health and care will follow.

The afternoon session will be an opportunity to find out about:

  • The Cumbria Rural Health Network’s Telemedicine project
    Alison Marshall, Professor of Health Technology and Innovation, University of Cumbria
  • The recent Patient Transport Survey
    Lorrainne Smyth, Chief Executive, ACTion with Communities in Cumbria
  • The future of Adult Social Care and Public Health in Cumbria
    Richard Parry, Corporate Director of Health and Care Services, Cumbria County Council and Colin Cox, Director of Public Health, Cumbria County Council

There will be limited display space available for third sector organisations working in art, culture, health and care to share information about the work they do, and increase awareness of their projects.

This event is Free and open to all.

Download the flier here

Book now to secure your place (and your display space):

Download booking form here
Complete and return a booking form by Tuesday 18 November 2014 to:

  • Cumbria CVS, 6 Hobson Court, Gillan Way, Penrith CA11 9GQ
  • Email:
  • Call 01768 800350
  • Visit:

You can find out more about the Cumbria Action for Health Network at