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How you can help our work

Sometimes the brilliant work of creative and technical professionals in the performing arts looks glamorous, but the reality is that most of these workers are freelancers in a highly demanding, often precarious, frequently low paid, gig-economy career. All are likely to experience an injury or have other health problems as a result of their work at some time. Specialist health support is vital yet for most arts professionals there is little provision from the industry that depends on their work. Accessing efficient care on the busy NHS is not always practical for this group, who need to avoid problems when possible, and overcome them quickly when they do occur.

BAPAM's services are unique and essential.

Despite the vibrant diversity and economic importance of our arts community, we receive no government funding, and rely on the generosity of our key funders and individuals. Supporting BAPAM is a great way to help improve the health of our arts community and maintain its creative excellence. Here’s what you can do:

  • Make a donation.
  • Organise a sponsored event or fundraise for BAPAM using our JustGiving page.
  • Tell your friends, colleagues, students and teachers about us.
  • Introduce us to potential donors (corporate, individuals, trusts, etc).
  • Remember us when making a will.
  • Find out how you can work with us as a health-care practitioner.