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ArtCare is the arts service for Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust at Salisbury District Hospital. Established in 1992, ArtCare has completed over 200 creative projects and commissioned a range of artworks. The art Collection comprises of over 1,200 pieces of original contemporary artwork with some historical archive and photographic works. ArtCare looks to reinforce the link between arts and healthcare by raising awareness of the importance of a creative hospital environment to patient and staff well-being. ArtCare is charitably funded. Highlights of the painting Collection include 'Swimmers', by Ivy Smith who has work in the National Portrait Gallery and is a well established oil painter of mainly figurative works. 'Salisbury, Wiltshire, at Dusk' in the ENT Department by Diana de Vere Cole continues to be a popular addition with staff and visitors alike and shows a wide panorama from Odstock Hill where the hospital is situated. Recent acquisitions include the donation of four large panels by Clarence Blackburn (1914–1987) that show scenes of harbour activities and meticulously observed landscapes.