Hilary is an experienced academic with extensive experience in teaching and learning. In addition, she has undertaken a number of research projects in the delivery and organisation of health care services.
Dr Hilary Bungay has been researching in the field of Arts and Health research for over 10 years and has contributed to a number of research projects exploring the impact of the arts on health and wellbeing. She was awarded a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to conduct a critical review of “The value of the arts in clinical and therapeutic interventions” (2014), and in collaboration with Essex County Council was awarded a grant from Arts Council England for a project “The impact of participatory arts on social relationships for older people in care settings” (2016). As a member of steering group for the Special Interest Group for Arts Health and Wellbeing at the Royal Society of Public Health she plays an active role in developing the research agenda for arts, health and wellbeing.
In addition, she has conducted a number of funded health service evaluations, and supervises post graduate and PhD students working in health and social care.
Masters Major Project supervision. Current PhD and Professional Doctorate supervision:
Dancing for Health: A service evaluation on behalf of Addenbrookes Charitable Trust (Principal Investigator)
“What is the impact of creative arts and cultural participation in building community relationships for older people in care settings?” Funded by Arts Council England (Joint Principal Investigator with C. Munn-Giddings, in partnership with Essex County Council Cultural Development Team)
Boyce, M., Bungay, H., Munn-Giddings, C.M., Wilson, C., 2017 The impact of arts in healthcare on patients and service users Health and Social Care in the Community, DOI:10.1111/hsc.1250
Zarobe, L., & Bungay, H. 2017 The role of arts activities in developing resilience and mental well-being in children and young people a rapid review of the literature. Perspectives in Public Health. ISSN 1757-9147 http://arro.anglia.ac.uk/701901/
Bungay, H, Jackson, J. & Lord, S. 2016 Exploring Assistant Practitioners views of their role and training, Nursing Standard 30, 30 46-52
Oluwasomi F M., Claydon, L.S., Bungay H., & Andrew S. 2016: The relationship between physical activity and health status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease following ulmonary rehabilitation, Disability and Rehabilitation: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2016.1161842
Wilson, C., Bungay, H., Munn-Giddings, C. & Boyce, M. 2015 Healthcare professionals’ perceptions of the value and impact of the impact of the arts in healthcare settings Int. J. Nurs. Stud. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.ijnurstu.2015.11.003
Jackson, J., Bungay, H., Smyth, T. & Lord, S. 2015 The status of assistant practitioners in the NHS, British Journal of Health Care Management 19 (7) 225-231
Fraser, A., Bungay, H., Munn-Giddings, C., 2014 The value of the use of participatory arts activities in residential care settings to enhance the wellbeing and quality of life of older people: A rapid review of the literature. Arts and Health: An International Journal for Research Policy and Practice 6(3) 266-278
Skingley, A., Bungay, H., Clift, C., Warden J., 2013 Experiences of being in a control group: Lessons from a UK-based randomised controlled group singing as a health promotion initiative for older people Health Promotion International doi10.1093/heapro/dat016
Bungay, H. & Vella-Burrows, T., 2013 The effects of participating in creative activities on the health and wellbeing of children and young people: a rapid review of the literature Perspectives in Public Health 131(1) 45-52
Skingley, A., Bungay, H., Clift, S., 2012, Researching participatory arts, wellbeing and health, Journal of Arts and Communities 3(1) 73-87
Bungay, H., & Clift, S., 2010, Arts on Prescription: A review of practice in the UK, Perspectives in Public Health, 130 (6) 277-281
Bungay, H., Clift, S., Skingley, A., 2010, The Silver Song Club Project: A sense of well-being through participatory singing Journal of Applied Arts and Health 1 (2) 165-178
Bungay, H. P. & Cappello R. 2009, “As long as the doctors know what they are doing”: Trust or ambivalence about patient information among elderly men with prostate cancer? European Journal of Cancer Care 18 (5) 470-476
Bungay, H.P., 2005, Cancer and Health Policy: The postcode lottery of care. Journal of Social Policy and Administration 39 (1) 35-48