The Arts for Health Team

Jessica Kent - Arts Lead

Jessica has a background in arts project management previously working for over 15 years in education and community settings as a project manager and consultant. Within a health setting, she previously was Arts Manager for the Cancer Centre Arts Programme at the Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Jessica has worked for the Trust developing the arts programme since 2009 and as Arts Lead since 2011.

Owen Hurcombe - Digital and Communications Project Worker

Owen has worked in the arts for many years, including roles with Staffs County Council, Creative Health CIC, The Brewhouse Arts Centre and Derby QUAD.  Owen is responsible for all aspects of marketing, publicity, communications and funding and joined the Trust in 2021. 

Helen Wilson - Project Worker

Helen’s background is in dance and she has worked in the arts and learning sector for local authorities, theatres and health organisations.  She has managed arts and cultural activities in the community and health sector and has worked at the Trust since 2012.

Diana Buckle - Administrator

Diana has worked in wide variety of administrative roles including work for BBC Radio and as a legal secretary.  She is also a musician and music teacher and values the role of the arts in wellbeing.  She has worked at the Trust since 2012.  

Arts for Health Contact Details

Jessica Kent - Arts for Health Lead

Redwoods Centre, Somerby Drive,
Shrewsbury SY3 8DS

Jessica.kent@mpft.nhs.uk 
01743 210048 / 07814 752783
 

Helen Wilson - Project Worker

St. George's Hospital, Corporation Street, Stafford ST16 3AG

Helen.wilson@mpft.nhs.uk 

Owen Hurcombe - Digital & Communications Project Worker

St, George's Hospital, Corporation Street,
Stafford ST16 3AG

Owen.hurcombe@mpft.nhs.uk
07976560700

Diana Buckle - Administrator

Redwoods Centre, Somerby Drive,
Shrewsbury SY3 8DS

Diana.buckle@mpft.nhs.uk
01743
210038