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Category: 08. Evidence (it works!)

Databank of evidence of the effectiveness of co-production

The many shades of co-produced evidence, Pippa Coutts (Carnegie UK)

“Co-production of evidence is a process by which evidence is generated by the equal and reciprocal participation in research activities by academic and other partners. This briefing paper teases out the challenges and opportunities around co-producing evidence appropriate to participatory social policy and practice, and increasing people’s control within communities and services.” The Carnegie Trust’s Evidence into Policy and Practice work explores how jurisdictions, sectors, people and professionals, can work together to produce and use evidence […]

Co-production and public service reform

Seminar: Co-production and public service reform 2017 This ‘What Works Scotland’ seminar looked at the role of co-production, its role in reforming public services and how co-production can best be used to help develop sustainable and effective public services. It was held as part of Co-production Week Scotland 2017. Presentations included: Removing Obstacles to User and Community Co-production Elke Loeffler, Governance International Spreading Co-production: Lessons From Operation Modulus Dr Richard Brunner, What Works Scotland Co-producing […]

Research – The role of co-production in quality improvement: a scoping review

I am conducting a scoping review of the literature to link co-production and quality improvement.  The review will be included in a book we are writing on this topic. Keywords: patient involvement, patient experience, co-production, co-design, quality improvement, Lean, Six Sigma Link to come. Contributed by: Sharon Williams, Swansea University

100 stories of co-production: Scottish Co-production Network

Short films to help you spread the word about co-production “You can use any of these short films wherever & whenever you want, as tools to help you get the message across about what co-production means. “The films take you inside different co-production experiences in Scotland. The aim is to: inspire provoke conversation and discussion show ‘warts and all’ of co-production If you or your team are facing challenges, you’re not alone. Grit is an […]

Guide: Evidence for Success

The guide offers easy to follow, step-by-step guidance and resources to support organisations to use evidence to influence policy and practice.  It is for anyone who wants to use evidence to improve policy and practice, regardless of the level of experience they have in doing so.  Therefore, it is intended that this guide will also be of value to a wide range of stakeholders, including: practitioners, service managers, funders and commissioners, and policy makers and […]

Evaluating co-production

Evaluating Co-Production: Pragmatic Approaches to Building the Evidence Base (Durose C., 2014) Durose, C., Mangam, C., Needham, C., Rees, J. (2014). Evaluating Co-Production: Pragmatic Approaches to Building the Evidence Base. https://www.psa.ac.uk/sites/default/files/conference/papers/2014/Evidencing%20Coproduction%20PSA%20paper,%20final.pdf A summary paper examining the issues surrounding how co-production is evidenced in an objective and quantifiable, cost effective manner.   ————————————–   Should we evaluate co-production and can we evaluate in a co-productive way? (Marwick, S., 2017) “Steven Marwick discusses evaluating co-production and how […]

Spice evaluation of time credits impact (2014)

This is the Spice evaluation of the impact of co-production across a range of time-credit initiatives in England and Wales: over 1300 people participated during a two-year period. Given that time credits are referenced in the Social Services & Wellbeing Act and in Prudent Healthcare as a key approach to co-produced and citizen-led services, this report couldn’t be more timely. Headline figures are impressive: 65% of participants said that their quality of life had improved; […]

Building Community Capacity: Evidence, efficiency and cost-effectiveness (quote)

“Evidence suggests that improved community connections can lead to better health and wellbeing and has economic benefits too. At a time of budget constraints, it is therefore particularly important to support community inclusion and active participation. The report Building Community Capacity: Evidence, efficiency and cost-effectiveness briefly draws together some of the evidence that Think Local Act Personal is aware contributes to this business case. There are some fundamental lessons to learn about the health-preserving effects […]

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