A network for co-production practitioners
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
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…Continue
Added by Simon ANDERSON on October 24, 2012 at 10:28 — No Comments
For your viewing pleasure, I present to you...
Graphic recordings by Laura Sorvala of auralab.co.uk, done at the All in this Together 3 - Resilient Communities event.…
Added by Noreen Blanluet on October 1, 2012 at 11:13 — No Comments
An entirely unmissable event, sponsored by the Welsh Government’s People and Environment Team.
Put it in your diaries, cancel everything else, and book here via …
Added by Ruth Dineen on August 2, 2012 at 14:33 — No Comments
Lots happening in Wales: here are some updates and events:
All in this Together: There's been a strong emphasis on co-production and collaboration in the responses to the Social Services (Wales) Bill. It’s the Committee stage next and it's all looking very positive. Also, plans are underway for a WG visit to Scottish Government co-pro champions to share ideas about co-production and public service delivery:…Continue
Added by Ruth Dineen on June 6, 2012 at 9:52 — No Comments
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
Last month, Involve and Consumer Focus co-hosted a seminar exploring ‘Where next for localism and co-production?’ The event brought together a group of 27 individuals from national government, local government, the voluntary and community sector, the social innovation field, academia and think tanks to explore some of the challenges and opportunities…Continue
Added by Tim Hughes on April 19, 2012 at 15:31 — No Comments
It’s probably not the best metaphor to use so close to the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, but it’s full steam ahead for a new co-production policy at SCIE (the Social Care Institute for Excellence).
SCIE's board approved a policy of working towards doing all our work in co-production with service users and carers last year and the implementation began with the appointment of Tina Coldham, a new service user representative to the board, in February. Tina’s role will include…Continue
A follow up to 'a Glass Half Full' has been published, taking a more detailed look at the practice, evidence and evaluation of assets based approaches. It can be downloaded here: http://janefoot.com/downloads/files/healthy%20FINAL%20FINAL.pdf and will be put up in the resources library soon.
Added by Julia on March 20, 2012 at 8:40 — No Comments
Added by Ruth Dineen on March 16, 2012 at 19:21 — No Comments
I'm thinking about the merit of developing a higher/ further education module focused on CP that could be offered to a diverse range of people (practitioners, service users, carers, public, politicians et al) to help embed CP as a basic requirement of professional, democratic and public practice; delivered by a diverse group of people with the insight, expertise and integrity to inspire take up of CP as a mainstream practice accessible to all.
I'm keen not to create barriers…Continue
The C-P Resource project is gathering speed: Questionnaire 2 is analysed and the results are starting to go up on the Resource blog in all their loveliness. Thanks to all who are contributing...keep the info coming!
Added by Ruth Dineen on February 15, 2012 at 22:02 — No Comments
The co-production mapping exercise from the London network event in January is now up on Ruth's blog: http://coproductionresource.wordpress.com/draft-contents-1/mapping-the-cp-process/
Added by Julia on February 7, 2012 at 17:21 — No Comments
This is a brief blog, intended to invite comment from everyone on a potential piece of research work.
During the first year of the co-production network (2009 - 2010), a group of around 30 practitioners met face to face every few months. We worked with that group to try and identify some of the major challenges they faced in 'doing' co-production, and making it more mainstream. Time and time again, one word came up. Evidence. More recently, at a national social care…Continue
Added by Julia on February 6, 2012 at 0:02 — No Comments
TimeBanks Work Taps the Collaborative Spirit in Our Time Banking Community
We are pleased to announce the launch of two new TimeBanksWork.net websites that serve as forums to advance 'think and do' time banking initiatives, and together, form a knowledge commons about time banking.
TimeBanks Work Forum - A Q&A, experiential exchange discussion group about time banking topics
Added by Tony Budak on January 9, 2012 at 6:12 — No Comments
I thought I would share the write up of the event which I have pulled together on Storify here…Continue
Added by Matthew Skinner on November 10, 2011 at 16:31 — No Comments
We are currently recruiting for a new London Time Credits Team, a commitment to Co-production is an essential requirement of all Spice posts.
Spice supports organisations and public services to develop time credit systems for their organisations and local communities. We are currently developing a number of new projects in England. We are looking for:
- a team co-ordinator who will support three locality workers and develop a project…Continue
Added by Becky Booth on September 15, 2011 at 8:16 — No Comments
The meeting will allow you to:
learn about the best practice case study of Time 2 Trade Sandwell Timebank, and how the public health authorities and citizens are able…
Added by Frankie Hine-Hughes on September 14, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments
Almost all the practitioners I speak to about co-production have a clear idea of the practical tools and support they would like to help them further their work, and in influencing others about the value of co-production. Although these are many and varied, some of the most common ones include;
Added by Julia on August 12, 2011 at 16:13 — No Comments
We've had some interesting conversations with the Department of Health recently and there is the potential to influence change with respect to regulation.
What are the regulatory / red tape barriers that you face every day?
Do these get in the way of co-producing with people?
What would you do if you could change these policies and processes?
Hopefully we can get a good view of what change is needed, and use this to…Continue
Added by Julia on July 12, 2011 at 11:49 — No Comments