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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.

THRF Group – Creative Health incorporates visual, sound and performance art in a range of settings across the hospital precinct.

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

THRF Group – Creative Health Services can be accessed at:

  • The Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Glenside Health Services: Actute Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • The Activity Hub, Repat Health Precinct

Current programs include:

  • Exhibition Program – view the art works in the galleries on level 3
  • Art and Music Therapy Services
  • Arts Collaborations – learn more about special arts projects

For further information, please phone (08) 7002 0877 or visit

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