read more about Surviving or Thriving?

Surviving or Thriving?

Supporting wellbeing in the arts sector, in partnership with the Arts Council 

read more about Fancy a lift?

Fancy a lift?

A short poem by Eavan Boland to lift spirits 

read more about As They Blossomed

As They Blossomed

New poetry collection by Magic Box Writing Group 

read more about Open Call: Artist in Residence 2021

Open Call: Artist in Residence 2021

Artists of all arts disciplines welcome to apply to be Artist in Residence at UHW.


Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is Ireland’s leading arts and health programme. Established in 1993, we bring arts experiences to the bedsides of patients at University Hospital Waterford and other healthcare settings. We believe that the arts contribute to the wellbeing and vitality of society and that engaging with the arts stimulates our sense of identity and creativity.

WHAT supports the development of arts and health in Ireland and manages, a national website.