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Public service operating principles

Iteration two (actually three with a colour update!) of a diagram Noreen drafted and circulated on twitter in July / August 2019, comparing the traditional approach to public services (which is not to be discarded entirely and has its uses in some contexts), and the co-productive approach to public services (which needs to be used more particularly in situations of complexity). Some background to the thinking in this Medium post: https://medium.com/@noreenblanluet/public-service-operating-principles-5446731c70f6 Right-click to download the […]

Open Government

Open government is a revolutionary concept: that citizens should have the right to access government data and documents, providing public oversight and holding government accountable. The benefits of increasing government transparency and facilitating dialogue with the public are immense; for instance, citizens are informed about how money and resources are spent; they can express their opinions and offer advice through consultations and open calls; using the openly available data, they can also develop innovative products and services.  […]

Trust and therapeutic relationships

Trusting experts and epistemic humility in disability Ho, A. (2011) International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Abstract: It is generally accepted that the therapeutic relationship between professionals and patients is one of trust. Nonetheless, some patient groups carry certain social vulnerabilities that can be exacerbated when they extend trust to health-care professionals. In exploring the epistemic and ethical implications of expert status, this paper examines how calls to trust may increase epistemic oppression and […]

Social entrepreneurship

Transform Ageing: A stitch in time – inside The Sewing Rooms CASE STUDY At the end of 2017 Design Council invited social entrepreneurs to respond to a series of six briefs compiled by local communities looking for innovative product and service solutions, with the simple aim of improving the experience of later life for local people in Somerset, Torbay, Devon and Cornwall. Nineteen social entrepreneurs successfully responded and received funding and support to deliver lasting […]

Community transport

Laughs, heartache and the winding road: life stories aboard a community bus in rural Wales Dial-a-Ride is a UK community transport service assisting people – largely the elderly – when ordinary public transport is either unsuitable or unavailable. In this short documentary, the UK filmmakers George Cowie and Tom Huntingford spend two weeks on a Dial-a-Ride bus as it traverses rural South Wales, engaging with the driver and passengers about their perspectives on life and […]

Shared decision making (health)

Shared decision making is when health professionals and patients work together. This puts people at the centre of decisions about their own treatment and care. Explore further with these NICE guidelines.  NHS England has more information and a summary guide for people and organisations leading local implementation of shared decision making. Shared decision making: a model for clinical practice from The Health Foundation aims to translate existing conceptual descriptions of shared decision making int a three-step […]

Social prescribing

Recognising that people’s health is determined primarily by a range of social, economic and environmental factors, social prescribing seeks to address people’s needs in a holistic way. It also aims to support individuals to take greater control of their own health. As well as benefitting the individual, social prescribing schemes could also lead to a reduction in the use of NHS services. Essentially, it’s a mechanism for linking patients with non-medical sources of support within the community […]

Community asset transfer (CAT)

Community asset transfer is the transfer of land or buildings from a public body (usually a local authority) to a community based organisation at less than market value. This is done to achieve a local social, economic or environmental benefit. Across England, public spaces such as parks, libraries and swimming pools have been successfully managed by the community. Check out the introductory pages and guide by MyCommunity for more information. The Development Trusts Association also […]

Involving the public in robust and trustworthy data sharing

Carnegie UK Trust: Adams, L. and Burall, S. (2019) ‘Involving the Public in Robust and Trustworthy Data Sharing’ is a summary of the next stage of work within Data for Public Benefit project. This short report further explores the value of a data sharing framework and how to ensure the public voice remains the central driving force within data-sharing arrangements. Full report: https://www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/publications/involving-the-public/

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