On Thursday June 15th, come and join us at Our Health Meadow, University Hospital Llandough for a fun-filled day. With our partners Down to Earth, we'll be showcasing what has been achieved over the last two and a half years. People: Hear inspirational stories from patients and colleagues and learn about on-going clinical research Nature: Find … Continue reading Celebration at Our Health Meadow
Nearly £1.2million has been allocated to create and improve green spaces across the UK, thanks to a new Greener Communities Fund from environmental charity Hubbub and NHS Charities Together, funded by proceeds from the Starbucks 5p cup charge. Grants of between £29,000 and £200,000 are being given to ten chosen NHS charities for up to … Continue reading Greener Communities Fund
On Wednesday 20th July we attended an Open Day at Our Health Meadow in University Hospital Llandough. Amongst the beautiful greenery, we welcomed artist Dilys Jackson to the site to unveil her Pollen Form sculpture. Mike Jones, Independent Member of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board thanked Dilys for the addition of her sculpture to … Continue reading Artist Dilys Jackson Unveils Artwork at Our Health Meadow
Our Health Meadow at University Hospital Llandough has received a Building with Nature Full Award*, the first of its kind in Wales! The Building with Nature Standards provide planners and developers with evidence-based, how-to, guidance on delivering high quality green infrastructure. The Standard puts nature at the heart of development in a way that’s good … Continue reading Our Health Meadow receives prestigious award!
Cardiff & Vale Health Charity are delighted to announce they’ve received £145,982 from the Community Woodlands programme run by the Welsh Government and National Lottery Heritage Fund to help preserve the woodland area around the Our Health Meadow site at University Hospital Llandough. The health benefits of environmental factors and the impact of nature and … Continue reading COED Ysbyty
Our Health Meadow at University Hospital Llandough has been making progress thanks to the recruitment of volunteer groups at Down to Earth. Together they've built momentum and developed the project quickly and successfully, providing volunteers with an opportunity to engage with practical, enjoyable outdoor activities. Here's what they've been up to: Helping with the move … Continue reading Making momentum with the Meadow
It’s so wonderful and rewarding to see all of the hard work paying off in this case study by The Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales. Click here to read the case study in full. Mae hi mor hyfryd a gwerth chweil gweld yr holl waith caled yn talu ar ei ganfed yn … Continue reading Case Study by The Welsh Future Generations Commissioner – Astudiaeth Achos gan Gomisiynydd Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol yng Nghymru
Taking care of the carers! Our first Cardiff and Vale UHB Staff Well-being Day at Our Health Meadow - Ein Dôl Iechyd was a great success and there is a real need for more - watch this space for future days as part of our partnership with Down To Earth and our ENRaW project. Site … Continue reading Successful NHS Staff Wellbeing Day 2021 – Diwrnod Lles Staff y GIG llwyddiannus 2021
Researchers from the School of Psychology at Swansea University have been awarded funding to examine the potential health benefits of creating sustainable eco-friendly hospitals and providing healthcare outdoors. Professor Jason Davies and Dr Kim Dienes will join forces with Down to Earth – a local award-winning social enterprise and Swansea University spin-out – to examine the impact … Continue reading What are the benefits of outdoor healthcare? – Beth yw manteision gofal iechyd yn yr awyr agored?