Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care
School:School of Allied Health
Areas of Expertise: Allied and public health , Health and wellbeing
Hilary is an experienced academic with extensive experience in learning and teaching. He has completed research and evaluation of the delivery and organisation of health care services and has a special interest and expertise in researching culture, arts, health and wellbeing.
Dr Hilary Bungay has been researching in the field of Arts and Health research for over 15 years and has been Principal and Co-investigator for a number of research projects exploring the impact of the arts on health and wellbeing.
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 to her research in the field of Arts and Health, Hilary also works with a local Air Ambulance Trust who fund a Research Fellow based within the University undertaking research and evaluation of their service.
Masters Major Project supervision. Current PhD and Professional Doctorate supervision:
Bungay, H. and Hughes, S. (2021) 'Older people’s perceptions of the impact of Dance for Health sessions in an acute hospital setting: a qualitative study', BMJ Open, 11, e044027. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044027
McLachlan, S. and Bungay H. (2021) 'Consensus on research priorities for [organisation blinded for peer review] Air Ambulance: A Delphi study', Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.
Bungay, H. and Jacobs C. (2020) 'Dance for Health: The perceptions of healthcare professionals of the impact of music and movement sessions for older people in an acute hospital setting', International Journal of Older People Nursing. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/opn.12342
Dadswell, A., Bungay, H., Wilson, C. and Munn-Giddings, C. (2020) 'The impact of participatory arts in promoting social relationships for older people within care homes', Perspectives in Public Health. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913920921204
Bungay, H., Hughes, S., Jacobs, C. and Zheng, J. (2019) 'Dance for Health: The impact of creative dance sessions on older people in an acute hospital setting', Arts and Health: An International Journal for Research Policy and Practice. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/17533015.2020.1725072
Meshe, O. F., Bungay, H. and Claydon, L. S. (2019) 'Participants’ experiences of the benefits, barriers, and facilitators of attending a Community-based Exercise Programme for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease', Health and Social Care in the Community. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12929
Wilson, C., Dadswell A., Bungay, H. and Munn-Giddings, C. (2019) 'The role of participatory arts in developing reciprocal relationships amongst older people: A conceptual review of the literature', Journal of Aging and Social Change, 9(4), pp. 1-16.
Dadswell, A., Wilson, C., Munn-Giddings, C. and Bungay, H. (2017) 'The Role of Participatory Arts in Addressing the Loneliness and Social Isolation of Older People: A Conceptual Review of the Literature', Journal of Arts and Communities, 9(2), pp. 109-128. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1386/jaac.9.2.109_1
Boyce, M., Bungay, H., Munn-Giddings, C. M. and Wilson, C. (2017) 'The impact of arts in healthcare on patients and service users', Health and Social Care in the Community. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12502
Zarobe, L. and 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
Bungay, H., Jackson, J. and Lord, S. (2016) 'Exploring Assistant Practitioners views of their role and training', Nursing Standard, 30, pp. 46-52.
Oluwasomi, F. M., Claydon, L. S., Bungay, H. and Andrew S. (2016) 'The relationship between physical activity and health status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease following pulmonary rehabilitation', Disability and Rehabilitation. Available at: https://doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2016.1161842
Wilson, C., Bungay, H., Munn-Giddings, C. and Boyce, M. (2015) 'Healthcare professionals’ perceptions of the value and impact of the arts in healthcare setting', Int. J. Nurs. Stud. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.11.003
Jackson, J., Bungay, H., Smyth, T. and Lord, S. (2015) 'The status of assistant practitioners in the NHS', British Journal of Health Care Management, 19(7), pp. 225-231.
Fraser, A., Bungay, H. and 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), pp. 266-278.
Skingley, A., Bungay, H., Clift, C. and 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. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dat016
Bungay, H. and 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), pp. 45-52.
Skingley, A., Bungay, H. and Clift, S. (2012) 'Researching participatory arts, wellbeing and health', Journal of Arts and Communities, 3(1), pp. 73-87.
Bungay, H. and Clift, S. (2010) 'Arts on Prescription: A review of practice in the UK', Perspectives in Public Health, 130(6), pp. 277-281.
Building Connections: Challenging loneliness among older adults through partnership, co-production, and cultural participation. Oral presentation, International Conference Culture Health and Wellbeing (virtual conference), 21-23 June 2021.
How a university community engaged with arts and cultural activities during lockdown. Oral presentation (with Munn-Giddings, C., Dadswell A., Wilson, C.,), International Conference Culture Health and Wellbeing (virtual conference), 21-23 June 2021.
Swedish primary healthcare practitioners’ perspectives on the impact of Arts on Prescription for patients and the wider society. Oral presentation (with Jensen, A.), International Conference Culture Health and Wellbeing (virtual conference), 21-23, June 2021.
Creative Journeys. Oral presentation (with Ward, A., Bruce S.), Community is the best medicine, Kings Fund, 8 October 2019.
Dance for Health: Challenges to implementation, delivery and evaluation of a programme of dance sessions for older people in an acute hospital setting. Oral presentation (with Bungay, H., Ellis, N., Peirara-Stubbs, F.), Building Bridges Applied Arts and Health, Education, and Community, Shropshire 7-10 August 2019.
Creative Journeys: The role of the arts facilitator in building community in residential care home settings. Oral presentation (with Munn-Giddings, C., Dadswell A., Wilson, C.,), Building Bridges Applied Arts and Health, Education, and Community, Shropshire 7-10 August 2019.
A service evaluation of the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust ‘Dance for health’ programme. Oral presentation, 4th Annual Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals Conference, Cambridge, 14 May 2019.
Participatory arts and social relationships for older people in care settings. Oral presentation (with Dadswell, A., Wilson, C.,), 7th International Health Humanities Network Conference, Southampton, 2 August 2018.
The role of participatory arts in developing social and caring relationships for older people in care settings: Tackling loneliness and social isolation. Oral presentation (with Dadswell A., Wilson, C.,), Conference for Participatory Arts, University of East Anglia, May 2018.
Children and Young People: Arts on Prescription. Oral presentation, Culture Health and Wellbeing International Conference, Bristol, June 2017.
How creativity on prescription can improve on mental and physical health. The Conversation, 5 April 2018.