Art Commissions & Design

Art and Design in the built environment has and will always remain core to the organisation’s business objectives. The Arts Team plays a vital role in a number of on-going capital projects across the hospital.

Paramount to our success is integration – we regularly work alongside health service organisations and other arts agencies within the community to develop joint arts projects. We strive for an inclusive approach encouraging stakeholders to try new ideas, discuss problems and solutions so in turn they can co-design their own healthcare environments through meaningful participation.

RNHRD and Therapies Centre

CAPITAL PROJECTS RNHRD History and Heritage Art and Design Manager, Hetty Dupays has made an application to The Woodmansterne Art Conservation Awards to fund the conservation of the largest and most significant painting in the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease’s collection. (The Min) Because we are able to use a particular type of optimum […]

Cancer Care Centre

Innovative design is the key to creating a welcoming and exceptional environment for patient care. The Forever Friends Appeal aims to raise funds for art to create a truly pioneering Cancer Care Centre that complements the existing high quality care for patients at the Royal United Hospitals Bath (RUH). Art at the Heart  will ensure […]

2019 and Beyond

Improving patient and staff environment with art and design commissioning for RUH new builds and refurbishment   Art and Design for RADIOLOGY The family of the late Sir George Pollock Bt. HonFRPS, FRSA, an accomplished photographer and a past President of the Royal Photographic Society have kindly donated a series of his photographs to be displayed in […]

Past Projects

Admission to hospital can be distressing for anyone, especially those with dementia, but appropriately designed surroundings can reduce this.