A network for co-production practitioners
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
Added by Lucie Stephens on November 11, 2013 at 10:48 — No Comments
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
11 November, 12.30-4.30, Cardiff. Full details via Eventbrite.
(note to colleagues from England - worth crossing the border for this one!)
A stellar line-up and what might be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear from Australian…Continue
Added by Ruth Dineen on October 10, 2013 at 14:22 — No Comments
The Post Office and DCLG have grants of up to 10,000 available to fund closer working between community groups and local post offices.
Find out more here
The closing date is Friday 18th October.
Added by Lucie Stephens on October 7, 2013 at 10:51 — No Comments
First of all, hello! I am new to the world of Co-production and am interested if there are examples of the Fire and Rescue Service having worked with…Continue
Added by Antony Rogers on October 6, 2013 at 15:38 — No Comments
You are all invited to a Co-Production Conference on Thursday 24th October 2013, hosted by INLOGOV, LARIA and Governance International.
The central issue for the day will be: What is the
evidence on when and how co-production can be a cost-effective solution for local government services? The questions that will be explored in particular include:
Added by Sarah Lyall on October 4, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
Here's an unexpectedly delightful combination: the Wales Audit Office, endless austerity, and a co-pro solution (see page 14). Joined up thinking with people and values at the heart of it all. Epic.
Here's a link to the whole report.…Continue
Added by Ruth Dineen on September 26, 2013 at 22:47 — No Comments
another opportunity to get into the co-pro groove... AitT 6: Co-producing NHS Wales
Tuesday 12 November, venue tbc
We're making the most of Eddie while he's here! He's meeting up with Health Minister Mark Drakeford (our homegrown co-pro champion and exceptionally good egg) and CMO Ruth Hussey (another fan of relationship-centred, asset-based…Continue
Added by Ruth Dineen on September 22, 2013 at 13:10 — No Comments
AitT 5: Co-producing Resilient Communities: building confidence and capacity
Monday 11 November, Cardiff
Yet another inspirational event with a stellar line-up and what might be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear from Australian co-pro innovator Eddie…Continue
Added by Ruth Dineen on September 22, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments