Bettina Hubby is a LA based artist who has been commissioned to create a large-scale painting for the escalator space at Chelsea and Westminster. Exploring the power of positive language, she recently loaned one of her paintings Good News 2020 to West Middlesex Hospital, a work which highlights some of the more hopeful and encouraging stories of the time, despite the challenging and difficult year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Her new painting for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital will be informed by feedback from her video, inviting the hospital community to share stories and quotes in response to her questions. The optimistic energy within her works will be most welcome as a key visual when entering the hospital. Take a look at Bettina’s work here:

If you would like to participate, please watch Bettina’s video and answer the questions below. Responses can be sent to

  1. What is your favourite piece of art in the hospital, and why?
  2. What aspect of the Arts in Health programme benefits the patients the most, and why?
  3. What is your favourite aspect of the programme?
  4. Which piece of art do the patients and the staff members talk about the most?
  5. When you need to take a break and relax in the hospital, where do you go? And can you please describe what you like about that space?
  6. What has the hospital done that has made your experience of it more pleasant?
  7. If you were to send a love letter or a poem to the hospital, do so now and please share it with me.
  8. What suggestion would you offer to make the Arts in Health programme even better than it already is?
  9. What is the funniest or most moving experience relating to the hospital that you have ever witnessed?
  10. What is your favourite recovery story that you have either experienced or heard about relating to the hospital?

See pictured below the space where Bettina’s work will be displayed.