Artist as Healer: The relationship between art and the health service
Maria McCavana and Chris Fremantle
Artists working within the health service have been commissioned to create work that contributes to the clinical process. Chris Fremantle commissions art, Maria McCavana working with her colleague Bill Breckenridge has redesigned waiting rooms for CAMHS (children and adolescent Mental Health Services) in Glasgow. Setting up residency in the clinic and working directly with patients as they wait. What part do patients play in the imagining and delivery of the work? How can we measure the success of artistic interventions in the health service?