Oxford Health Arts Partnership (OHAP) is an award-winning programme that delivers Creative Health using Art and Nature across Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, supported by Oxford Health Charity.

The 2023 annual report highlights some of the work the team has delivered over the last year – the second year of the OHAP 2022-2026 strategy.

These are just a few of the highlights from 2023:

2023 has been a year of growth for OHAP; we have increased our team with the addition of a Green Spaces Coordinator, Laura McCarthy, and her arrival in late 2023 has already helped to facilitate tree planting at three different sites as well as plans for many more green activities in 2024 and beyond:

All our systems and governance have been improved by the work Angela has been doing as part of her MBA. She has been able to study and to increase the number of sessions we have delivered across the Trust by 22%:

Tom co-produced artwork with artists, staff and young people for the opening of a new building at the Warneford Hospital. The Meadow Unit will increase the work the Trust can do for the most vulnerable young people in Oxfordshire. The Unit is the most up-to-date facility in the Trust and includes artwork specially designed to create a calm and positive healing environment.

This report details how we have fulfilled our key strategic aims: to deliver Arts across the Trust; to Grow; to Inspire people; to help people Produce great work; and to increase Understanding about the benefits of creative health through Research.

Read the full report here:-

To support more art and green spaces activities, donate through our 

Arts in Healthcare Appeal.