News & Events

Here’s where you’ll find announcements, news releases and events. This is also where we say thank you to people who’ve supported our work.

Dr Michael Swallow OBE

11 December 1928 – 13 May 2018 It is with the greatest sadness that we acknowledge the death of our President and founder Dr Michael William Swallow OBE. Dr Swallow died on the 13 May 2018, peacefully, after a long illness. He was a devoted husband to the late Barbara, and inspiring and loving father

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Music in Mind Research Published

Our Music Therapy Manager Julie Allen was at the heart of this research, now published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry . Her professional expertise, particularly in the application of music therapy in the field of mental health, was crucial to the success of this study, the largest of its kind in the

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Ground-breaking research into end-of-life care

A unique study based in Belfast is examining whether music therapy should be used to ease the pain, fear and isolation of people with terminal illness. The research is being carried out by the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University in collaboration with Marie Curie Belfast Hospice and Every Day Harmony. Every Day

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Irish News features our work

Irish News feature on Every Day Harmony and our therapist Emma. http://www.irishnews.com/lifestyle/2016/08/22/news/anne-hailes-music-therapy-helps-harmonise-communication-655058/

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Conall – Video

Music Therapist Conall Dunlop describes how a family experience introduced him to music therapy.

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Qiaoyi Li – Video

Music Therapist Qiaoyi Li talks about her job.

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What We Do – Video

A short video about our work:

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Music therapy reduces depression in children and young people

Ground breaking research from Queen’s University suggests that music therapy is an effective option in treating children and teenagers with mental health difficulties. The Big Lottery funded “Music in Mind” study – for which we provided the therapy – involved 251 children and young people between March 2011 and May 2014. They were divided into

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