A network for co-production practitioners
The Wales Co-production Implementation Group, chaired by CMO Ruth Hussey, has its first meeting in Cardiff on 29th January. This will be to begin to establish the what, how and who of implementation. Invitees (all 53 of them) are from all sectors with a focus on co-production practitioners and activists. One of the main tasks will be to find a way to ensure that all voices are heard so that the…Continue
Added by Ruth Dineen on January 17, 2014 at 14:30 — No Comments
This new fund might be of interest to those of you seeking to get more co-production through commissioning..................
Delivering Differently is helping local authorities to transform their services through the use of new delivery models such as mutuals and voluntary organisations.
Delivering Differently is a joint programme between the Cabinet Office, the Department for Communities and Local Government, the Local…
Added by Lucie Stephens on January 15, 2014 at 12:50 — No Comments
Be An Agent of Social Transformation
£26-30k pro-rata plus pension
Based in Monks Risborough and Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Contract: Full-time fixed term, 1 year
Spice is working in partnership with Buckinghamshire County Council to integrate Time Credits into Prevention Matters, an ambitious…Continue
Added by Rosie Farrer on January 14, 2014 at 20:08 — No Comments
nef is currently delivering a project for the Cabinet Office with funding from Sciencewise. Specific policy issues will be explored with members of the public through a well-being lens. What does the evidence from well-being science have to say about these specific policy issues, how do the public interpret the evidence, and what specific policy recommendations can be drawn?
We want to commission a/ some public dialogue experts to help wiht this work. An ITT for the…Continue
Added by Lucie Stephens on January 8, 2014 at 16:38 — No Comments
The Cultural Commissioning Programme (CCP) is a new three year programme funded by the Arts Council to work with the arts and cultural sector and public service commissioners. It will be delivered in partnership by NCVO, nef and NPC. Practice in commissioning arts and cultural organisations to deliver public service outcomes is relatively new but evidence suggests that commissioning in this way can improve the effectiveness of services and generate great outcomes for the people…Continue
Added by Lucie Stephens on January 7, 2014 at 13:58 — No Comments
this might be a source of future funding for some of you.....
Investing for Good and Cabinet Office are developing a new social investment fund for the arts sector. The Arts Ventures Fund will open in 2014 and aims to increase access to and participation in arts and culture amongst older people, establish education projects for young people and support projects in the wider community.
Arts Ventures Fund
To support the new Arts Ventures Fund, Investing for Good,…Continue
Added by Lucie Stephens on December 15, 2013 at 21:48 — No Comments
New report on community engagement & health inequalities report: an interesting summary...…Continue
Hello fellow co-producers. As a newbie to the list I thought you'd be interested in being referred to some free resources in the co-production/new democracy/partnerships areas. Most of this came about from a study of 80 practitioners involved at some level in co-production. (then called empowerment practitioners)…Continue
Added by Jim Simpson on November 25, 2013 at 15:31 — No Comments
I’ve been thinking about co-production, spurred on as always by the brilliant Co-production Network. And I’ve been wondering why I feel so uncomfortable about the language of ‘empowerment’.
I have come to two conclusions. The first is philosophical. The ‘empowerment’ language began to seep into public discourse during the Blair years, where the government of the day had a very hazy idea of the philosophy of power.
The truth is that it is not in our gift to give people…Continue
Added by David Boyle on November 22, 2013 at 18:00 — No Comments
Today nef publishes a new report, Co-production in mental health: A literature review.
We found that when mental health services were co-produced, those services were more effective for the people using them and they experienced:
Added by Lucie Stephens on November 20, 2013 at 15:57 — No Comments
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We believe that young people should be at the heart of the discussion of youth issues.
Youth Voices provides a platform for young people to engage with…Continue
Added by Sarah Lyall on November 11, 2013 at 10:43 — No Comments
Turning Point are recruiting for someone to provide maternity cover as Head of Community Engagement, Co-production and Research. They're after someone who can:
- Provide leadership for Connected Care projects Turning Point have been commissioned to deliver (projects variously involve delivery of community peer research, stakeholder engagement across the statutory and community sectors, development of service redesign proposals and associated business cases, working with groups of…Continue
Added by Lucie Stephens on November 4, 2013 at 12:21 — No Comments
“What the hell am I doing? This is going to be a complete disaster.” These were my worst fears in the summer for filming SCIE's new co-production films to support “ Co-production in social care: What it is and how to do it.”
This is a major new guide to co-production which meets the standards for NHS Accreditation. The guide includes 11 films on co-production and there is an At a glance summary, which has been developed in partnership with Think Local, Act Personal. We’ve tried to…Continue
Sorry for being rather quiet on this site - the Scottish Co-production Network (SCN) has been very busy over the last year, so I haven't been so good at blogging! So a wee update on what we have been up to, and an invitation to get in touch if any of our activities are relevant to you or you'd like to know more!
Our membership....is now at 422, and this…Continue
Added by Olivia Hanley on October 28, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments
Yet another November event! Launch of "CO-CREATING HEALTHY CHANGE" by Mark Drakeford at the Senedd on Thursday 14th November (1.15 - 3.30).
Don't know much about it other than an invitation so the…Continue
The Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund is a £14m fund run by Nesta, the UK's Innovation Foundation, working in partnership with the Cabinet Office.
They will provide financial and non-financial support to help grow the impact and reach of innovations that mobilise people's energy and talents to help each other, working alongside public services.
They are currently looking for innovative ventures and programmes that use social…Continue
Added by Lucie Stephens on October 21, 2013 at 11:35 — No Comments
A launch event for the South London Experience Network.
Governor’s Hall, St Thomas’s Hospital, 9.30am - 1.30pm.
"Time to clean up our act …
We are fully aware that, all too often, experiences of people accessing health and social care services across South London fall short of…Continue
Added by Sarah Lyall on October 21, 2013 at 11:05 — No Comments
Skillnet group in Kent are running a workshop on Wednesday 16th October between 11.30 and 2.30.
Hear inspirational stories from Skillnet Group and Diversity House. Find out about Women Empowering Women. Learn about co-production.
For more information contact Louise Allen, Project Lead - Community Sustainability, Skillnet Group CIC
firstname.lastname@example.org or 07780985245
Added by Lucie Stephens on October 14, 2013 at 10:04 — No Comments