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October 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Seventh London Network meeting: Coproduction in Mental Health

It's a pleasure to announce that the next London Coproduction Network meeting will be held on Monday 21st January 2013, 10am-12.30pm. Nef will be hosting the event at 3 Jonathan Street (SE11 5NH, 5 minutes' walk from Vauxhall tube station). The agenda has been organised by Daniel Barrett, from South West London and St. George’s Mental Health NHS Trust. Excitingly, we'll be taking a particular interest in coproduction in mental health. We've three great speakers, and there…


Added by Sarah Lyall on October 29, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

assessing and demonstrating the value of co-production research

Dear All

I am curious to know how people are assessing and demonstrating the values of co-production research outputs and outcomes. I come from an action-research in developing countries background and have recently come across the co-production network and ways of working. There are many parallels between the co-production principles and ways of working with what people aspire to achieve through action-research.

I have been looking through the co-production literature for a…


Added by Simon ANDERSON on October 24, 2012 at 10:28 — No Comments

Evidencing the value of peer support

A great evaluation has recently been published about the impact of a user led mental health support group. ''Peer Power'', by Simon Duffy evaluates the econonmic value of the peer support group as:



Added by Julia on October 17, 2012 at 14:29 — No Comments


Local government has changed.  Quite simply, public services can no longer be provided unilaterally – delivering effective policy outcomes is a collaborative process.  Collaboration brings challenges but delivers tangible advantages and cash savings.  As the so-called 'graph of doom' hangs over our future, successful…


Added by Steve Milton on October 15, 2012 at 10:34 — No Comments

Plan B for Wales: the core economy and alternative visions

  • Public Meeting: October 25th, 7:30pm, Big Sleep Hotel, Cardiff
    organised by Compass…

Added by Ruth Dineen on October 15, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments

North Wales network event - all welcome

Colette & David Neal are running a Co-production and Community Development event in Rhos on Sea on 13 November. All welcome - full details on Wales Network page.

Added by Ruth Dineen on October 12, 2012 at 8:44 — No Comments

Coproduction survey - sending on open letter to Welsh Government

Dear All,
First of all apologies for the cross-posting - I want to make sure that everyone who should see this... actually does see it.
If you have an interest in coproduction and an interest in Wales, could you find 5 minutes to respond to our Co-pro Survey?
What we've had so far:
- 94 responses with lots of requests for collaboration and offers to share knowledge and…

Added by Noreen Blanluet on October 9, 2012 at 16:04 — No Comments

Wales Network Meeting

About 30 of us attended the Wales Network meeting in Swansea yesterday with lots of new faces and plenty of delectable old ones (in the experiential sense). Nick Andrews provided the venue, cups and water/juice; Rick Wilson from Community Lives Consortium gave us a provocative presentation on developing social as opposed to anti-social services (taken from his PhD in progress - it's going to be a great read!) and…


Added by Ruth Dineen on October 5, 2012 at 10:08 — No Comments

Co-producing Resilient Communities - graphics

For your viewing pleasure, I present to you...

Graphic recordings by Laura Sorvala of, done at the All in this Together 3 - Resilient Communities event.…


Added by Noreen Blanluet on October 1, 2012 at 11:13 — No Comments

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