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May 2012 Blog Posts (11)

The 2nd East Midlands C0-Production Meeting - 11th June 14.30 - 16.30 - Marlene Reid Centre Coalville, Leics.

The first one stimulated the mind and proved enlightening, as well as being at various different points enjoyable. As precocious as we are then, we move forward:

Monday 11th of June - 14.30 - 16.30 @ The Marlene Reid Centre, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3PH

Parking is available near the centre but not at the centre itself, and if you couldn't make the first meeting please feel assured that you will receive a warm welcome…


Added by james oflynn on May 31, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments

Making Health and Social Care Personal and Local

Hi all,

Great news from Ruth below.

Today we've added Governance International's new report entitled 'Making Health and Social Care Personal and Local' to the Resource section of the site. You can also access it here: …


Added by Sarah Lyall on May 30, 2012 at 9:38 — No Comments

The Co-production Resource marches on!

Yippee! The analysis of the questionnaires is finally complete - thanks to the technical wizardry and organisational brilliance of Noreen who has been helping me for the last month. We now have 82 co-pro projects and a ripe abundance of techniques, tools and theories to select from for the Co-pro Resource.

Thanks again to all of you for your contributions: the work you are doing is inspirational. And so are you!

Next step is to get the contents finalised; I'll email a draft…


Added by Ruth Dineen on May 30, 2012 at 8:51 — No Comments

Challenges and misconceptions of co-production

Interested to hear your thoughts on my recent blog post about challenges and misconceptions of co-production-

Added by Matthew Skinner on May 27, 2012 at 22:54 — No Comments

Co-production headlines in Making it Real

The Think Local, Act Personal Partnership has recently launched 'Making it Real' to help local authorities and other key actors embed personalisation. Shahana Ramsden, the Making it Real Project Co-ordinator has recently blogged about how important co-production is within the Making it real process, and how they are putting it into practice within their own work.

See her recent blog here Modelling…


Added by Lucie Stephens on May 24, 2012 at 10:24 — No Comments

New LEAP software launched

Just wanted to let people know that SCDC has just launched the new online LEAP software. It's a really useful tool for supporting participatory outcome-focused practice. For more details check out the SCDC website ( or the LEAP website ( To sign up for a free trial period contact myself ( or Paul Nelis (…


Added by David Allan on May 22, 2012 at 16:29 — No Comments

Rethinking Economics: a Conversation on Real Wealth and Developing a Caring Economy

18 June 2012 at 4pm for 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Bangor Management Centre
North Wales
"The real wealth of our world consists of the real contributions of people and of nature. We therefore need what we have never  had: economic systems that give visibility and real value to the most important human work: the work of caring for people,  starting in early childhood,…

Added by Paul Swann on May 19, 2012 at 20:00 — No Comments

Recovery Community Organising - job opportunity with RSA

Morning all,


The RSA has been working with communities to strengthen and develop a greater number of accessible and vibrant pathways for social and economic inclusion for those in recovery from problematic drug and alcohol use for a number of years now. In April a major programme of work launched across West Kent which takes forward our Whole Person Recovery System at scale.


This is an extremely exciting and ambitious programme of work and we're looking to add…


Added by Rebecca Daddow on May 14, 2012 at 8:06 — No Comments

Coproduction Catalogue

Hello everyone,

Over the past few weeks we have been busy putting together a catalogue of case studies of coproduction in health and social care for NESTA's People Powered Health programme.

The purpose of the catalogue is to enable practitioners to reflect on their own practice and the extent to which that represents co-production; and to enable them to learn about co-production practice.

It combines a range of case studies, resources and other information on…


Added by Joe Penny on May 11, 2012 at 10:06 — No Comments

New film resource

Hi there,

Tim Hughes has brought together a collection of short films on co-production and asset based approaches - seem to range from 3mins up to 12mins. Inspiring, informing and a useful source of tips, ideas and stories to share.

Have a look at them here, co-production films and let Tim know of others that he should add - he's a network member so you can message…


Added by Lucie Stephens on May 9, 2012 at 15:07 — 1 Comment

Leadership for Empowered and Healthy Communities


This national programme, initiated by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), will bring together leaders from across the country to explore how senior leaders can grow and nurture local social capital in order to build stronger communities and improve health and wellbeing.  The programme, which has been developed through a partnership between the National Skills Academy for Social Care, Skills for Care, NHS South of England (Central), the Think…


Added by Lucie Stephens on May 2, 2012 at 10:52 — No Comments

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