A network for co-production practitioners
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:
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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It's been my experience that many people involved in developing co-production work are linking to community currencies to support their work. If you are this conference might be of interest!
The 2nd International Conference on Complementary Currency Systems will be held from the 19th to the…Continue
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Details of a 'stakeholder consultation event' which might offer opportunities to better co-produce drug and alcohol recovery services.
'North Yorkshire are in the process of a major reconfiguration/transformation of services for adults who misuse substances (drugs and alcohol). The purpose of the transformation is to develop a more recovery-orientated system for the county, rooted in realising the assets of local communities. This will be achieved by a full,…Continue
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These might be of interest to people interested in using community currencies to underpin their co-production activities.
John Rogers is running a series of three introductory webinars on the subject of local currencies in March and April.
Full details and booking instructions for "Let's Make Money" at Eventbrite:…
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Following a significant restructure we are seeking to appoint a Delivery Director who will lead the organisation forward, implementing our strategy, managing performance and supporting our Board and small team of skilled and committed staff.…
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Saturday 16 March 2013
The SOCIAL SCULPTURE RESEARCH UNIT at Oxford Brookes University
invites you to participate in a one day programme with international commons activist and author, Silke Helfrich to facilitate and share new thinking and practices on the commons, commoning and commons creation in all areas of our lives: our communities, organisations, networks, disciplines.
‘We are poised between an old world that no longer works and a new one…Continue
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More co-production activity in Wales - please check out the call for evidence below and contribute with as many examples as you can! Sorry for short timescale, I've only just seen it myself.....
Brook Lyndhurst is undertaking research for the Welsh Government to investigate the potential…Continue
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You might be interested in the 'Family by Family' approach developed in South Australia as an alternative to removing children from families.
This short film describes the approach.
The approach was co-designed with the families it supports.
It develops a family to family peer network - linking 'seeking families' (those experiencing crisis) with 'sharing families' (those with an experience to share) who live…Continue
Added by Lucie Stephens on December 21, 2012 at 20:33 — No Comments
You might be interested in this forthcoming Community Catalysts event...............
Innovate, Stimulate, Activate
Exploring partnerships and supporting new enterprise to flourish
Middlesbrough Wednesday 19th September 12.30-4.15
Everybody has skills, talents and aspirations and older people and people with an illness or disability are no different. Many older and disabled people use social care services…
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The Social Enterprise Investment Fund (SEIF) aims to support social enterprises deliver innovative health and social care services and products as well as to invest to help social enterprises to become sustainable in the longer term.
The Department of Health’s Social Enterprise Investment Fund (SEIF) is now open till 24 August 2012 and has a further £19 million to invest in health and social care social enterprises, which are delivering exceptional care and driving innovation through…Continue
Added by Lucie Stephens on July 10, 2012 at 17:04 — No Comments
quite a few new members from a housing background in recent weeks. Which reminded me that there is a interesting group being convened by sitra for DCLG looking at personalisation in housing. Unsurprisingly co-production is a major theme.
To find out more, and make a contribution go here
Also, is there any merit in convening an online network for housing
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nef fellow David Boyle has been asked by the government to lead an independent review into barriers to choice in public services. This is fascinating topic, one closely related to the work we’re all doing on co-production.
Davids priority is both to look through the research (and rhetoric) about choice theory or service competition and try to find out what is actually…Continue
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You might be interested in this article about co-production developments at scie.
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