Media Coverage – Music for Dementia

Anglia Ruskin is UK lead for major music therapy study
November 30, 2018

Anglia Ruskin is UK lead for major music therapy study

Anglia Ruskin University will lead the UK arm of a new £2.5 million joint EU programme to investigate the benefits of music for people living with dementia. The UK part […]

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Why prescribing playlists for people with dementia is on the money
November 14, 2018

Why prescribing playlists for people with dementia is on the money

The Guardian: As a GP, I know that conventional medicine can’t solve the growing problems of obesity, stress and loneliness. But funding is key. It is no secret that the […]

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Give people with long-term illnesses gig tickets, not drugs, says Health Secretary
November 7, 2018

Give people with long-term illnesses gig tickets, not drugs, says Health Secretary

Complete Music Update: UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has brought a bit of his former role as Culture Secretary with him, arguing that the NHS should prescribe gig tickets, rather […]

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Matt Hancock: GPs should prescribe concerts and mixtapes
November 6, 2018

Matt Hancock: GPs should prescribe concerts and mixtapes

BBC: Doctors should prescribe song playlists as well as medication, the health secretary has said. Patients with mental health conditions could be given dancing and music classes, under new “social […]

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