A network for co-production practitioners
Welcome to the co-production practitioners’ network: design and delivery of services by citizens and professionals in equal partnership.
We're working with Participation Cymru to create an Asset Map of co-production in Wales - and to get your support to keep the pressure on the Welsh Government to deliver on their co-pro commitments (they are doing exceptionally well so far I must say!). If you live or work in Tom Jones country, please help us by completing our 5 minute survey - https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/coproassetmap - part of our collective strategy to make…Continue
Posted by Ruth Dineen on July 21, 2014 at 20:27
Last week the London Co-production Practitioners Network met for a session hosted by Latimer Creative Media. Together we developed our personal Co-production Stories and our Story of Self. We experimented with social media, tweeted #MyCoProStory and made short film clips.
We learned that...
25 of us from LAs, Welsh Government, community and third sector have spent the day learning about commissioning for co-production: superb, evidence-based presentations from Julia (nef) and from the splendid Penni and Kate from Cornwall Council who drove all the way to Wales to share their experiences. A knockout day, jam-packed with useful stuff and interesting discussions. And more tomorrow. Ah joy!
If you are involved in the commissioning world and get the chance to attend one of…Continue
Posted by Ruth Dineen on July 9, 2014 at 23:04
Is there a democratically accountable ownership model for health and care services that could make a difference? Could the active membership and co-operative ownership of workers, service users, volunteers and family members rebuild public trust in services and put an end to cruelty and neglect through a socially inclusive solution where the system of care is owned by the recipients?
Check out this …Continue
Posted by Lucie Stephens on July 8, 2014 at 14:50
Successive governments have pursued a public services agenda based on market competition, consumer choice and outsourcing to private providers. The promise has been better responsive to people’s ‘consumer preferences’ and a decentralisation of knowledge and power away from central planners – all at lower cost.
But there is little evidence that these benefits are materialising. Power has been concentrated in the hands of a…Continue
Posted by Lucie Stephens on July 3, 2014 at 16:53
Just heard about this...sounds really interesting...
As part of the…
Posted by Ruth Dineen on June 30, 2014 at 19:13