Today, 5 July 2023, the NHS marks 75 years of service. In recognition, we wanted to share this piece of artwork created as part of our project, Feeling Connected.
The project was in partnership with the Arts Therapies & Arts in Health team (Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust).
Following a series of workshops, led by Ignite Imaginations' artist Alastair Flindall, in July 2022, Alastair used the work produced by service users to create this final artwork.
Connecting the work of patients across both the Northlands and East Glade sites, this piece was inspired by the wildflower garden onsite. The hands symbolise care, reaching out and nurturing. The piece overall reflects the importance of connecting to nature and creativity to regroup and to renew ourselves.