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The Hospital Research Foundation Group – Creative Health


The Hospital Research Foundation Group – Creative Health, at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) enhances the hospital environment and patient experience by driving best practice arts in health programs.

The Hospital Research Foundation Group – Creative Health, aims to improve the quality and experience of healthcare through art and design in a health-focused built environment.

Clinical evidence suggests art programs, public art and surrounding environments have the ability to improve patients’ health and wellbeing.

CCH incorporates visual, sound and performance art in a range of settings across the hospital precinct.

In addition, the Centre works across the biomedical precinct to create cross-disciplinary and inter-institutional collaborations, positioning South Australia as a research leader in this field.

Current programs include:

  • Gallery Program – view the art works in the galleries on Level 3
  • Performance Program –listen to the music on Level 3
  • Artist in Residence– join an arts activity (currently available to Mental Health patients)
  • Arts Collaborations – learn more about special arts projects

New initiatives will include:

  • Arts therapy projects
  • Additional artists in residence
  • Art installations

For further information, please phone (08) 7074 1434 or visit

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