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January 2013 Blog Posts (7)

Help introducing London Darzi Fellows to coproduction

As part of the Darzi Fellows programme we are running for NHS London – we have a module on coproduction. We’d really like our Fellows to visit places in London who are working on coproduction and have some good benefits to show. Would you be willing to host a visit? The date is Thursday 21st March in the afternoon (probably about 3pm). The Darzi Fellows are clinical folk working in commissioning throughout London, and they are on a programme which supports them leading significant…


Added by Rebecca Malby on January 31, 2013 at 20:31 — No Comments

A Guest Blog from David Boyle: TOWARDS A CHOICE TO GIVE BACK



There is a famous story about a doctor’s surgery with a hedge outside.  I have never discovered where it actually is, but it tells us an important story about the future of choice.


The hedge is trimmed once a year in the summer and, when it is trimmed, all these rejected prescriptions fall out.  Patients come out of the door with a prescription they don’t real

ly want and shove it in the hedge. 


They are…


Added by Sarah Lyall on January 24, 2013 at 17:18 — No Comments

Cardiff Policy Cafe Launch! Co-production: participation by a new name or something more radical?

Cardiff Policy Café: engaging with research, policy and practice: All welcome.…


Added by Ruth Dineen on January 23, 2013 at 20:00 — 2 Comments

East Midlands Co-Production Network

Hello everyone,


We now have a twitter account and a little logo to boot, to follow find us on twitter.


East Mids Co-pro net


James O'Flynn

Added by james oflynn on January 16, 2013 at 18:01 — 1 Comment

‘Making mental health accessible’ How MAC-UK co-produces mental health with young people

I was pleased to attend a MAC-UK open day to see firsthand the impact of the innovative North London mental health charity about which I had heard so much. Beginning as ‘Music and Change’ in 2008, MAC-UK engages some of the UK’s most excluded and deprived young people in therapeutic relationships that transform their mental wellbeing and make them far less likely to offend. Their target audience for…


Added by Sarah Lyall on January 15, 2013 at 16:52 — No Comments

Calling all Councils who co-produce...

Islington Council co-assess their youth provision with young people. A great adjunct to a co-produced service. It makes sense to evaluate  together that which you achieve together.

Check this out:

Islington Council's Co-produced Quality Assessment Framework…


Added by Sarah Lyall on January 11, 2013 at 16:23 — No Comments

Useful new TLAP report

Happy New Year, co-production practitioners and friends!

We've been finding this round up of evidence by Think Local Act Personal very helpful. It has useful stats to help practitioners make the case for co-production. You can find it in our resources section and below.

Building Community Capacity: Evidence,…


Added by Sarah Lyall on January 4, 2013 at 14:08 — No Comments

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