Arts on prescription: Arts-­based social prescribing for better mental wellbeingCase studies of arts-in-health partnerships in the UK.

How to guide produced by the British Association for Music Therapy and the National Alliance for Museums, Health & Wellbeing for music therapists looking to work in partnership with museums to support health and wellbeing BAMT NAMHW How to guide June 2016

Engaging with public service commissioning opportunities: Case Study Effervescent – A helpful case study from the art sector, with tips on approaching commissioners and partners.

Community engagement strategy and community involvement in planning – A local example on building relationships in the community, with people and organisations.

Co-production Star – a flyer produced by Governance International (2015) that briefly summarises some key issues when co-designing or co-producing public services – with signposting to further resources.

How-to guides on supporting and promoting your charity, creating partnerships and connecting with the community. NCVO is also a rich source of information. Special attention to the practical support section.

Investing in creative industries, a guide for local authorities – This guide aims to help local authorities make decisions about whether to invest in creative industries. By the Work Foundation.

Q&A with Professor Norma Daykin (University of Winchester) on the role of academia in helping the value of arts and cultural providers to be recognised by commissioners.

We chose it! Connecting collections and communities – ThinkTank Birmingham Science Museum has written this guide on successful community engagement.

Working with hospital schools: A practical toolkit – This National Portrait Gallery toolkit offers support for museums, galleries and hospital schools looking to collaborate in creative arts partnerships and programmes.

Who’s Who in Health – a set of  regional guides for voluntary and community sector organisations, with contact lists for people in local health and care structures including clinical commissioning groups, health and wellbeing boards and local Healthwatch organisations.

Why should arts and cultural organisations engage with academics? Q&A video with Professor Stephen Clift.