Co-production in mental health: not just another guide (2018) This guide shares learning about: where and how things are working well features of different models of co-production how co-production contributes to delivering better experiences and outcomes for people with mental health conditions others’ views of hurdles and how to overcome them. We took a three pronged approach to gather information for the guide. We conducted a review of the existing co-production knowledge base, including theory, […]
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Public involvement in health outcomes research: lessons learnt from the development of the recovering quality of life (ReQoL) measures Grundy, A. et al., 2019 Note: this is not co-production, however the authors make an excellent point in their discussion regarding managing differing opinions and creating shared goals. “We think it is first important to acknowledge that disagreements will occur in the co-production of research by virtue of different perspectives. In terms of managing them, researchers should […]
A short piece providing examples of Co-Production in a variety of settings and examining the emerging themes from the cases examined.
Money and mental health are inextricably linked. Which why mental health needs to be taken into account when designing a banking app like Monzo’s. “Zander Brade, Lead Product Designer at Monzo, talked to Design Council about the importance of design and innovation in implementing a broad range of features to help people with mental health conditions use Monzo products and services.” Read the full article here: https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/news-opinion/monzo-designing-good-mental-health-way-we-bank
Can you implement changes to create a truly personalised experience for people with severe and enduring mental illness and at the same time have a 20% reduction in costs? Can you make a fourfold increase in the number of people getting early support for common problems of mental health with a modest injection of extra money? Can you reduce demand by removing eligibility criteria? The London Borough of Lambeth has shown how. The Council and Clinical Commissioning Group […]
The Community Care Collaborative CIC (CCC) is a social enterprise that is working to redesign the way primary care is delivered in Wrexham. It was set up by Dr Karen Sankey, an experienced GP who came to the realisation that many of the patients she saw daily did not need her medical help. She regularly had days seeing patients without having to take her stethoscope out of her bag. Karen realised that what many patients […]
Check out this interesting video from Dr. Daisy Fancourt on how patients can be treated as whole people, and all their needs be addressed – through the radical idea of prescribing arts and activities… https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/arts-should-be-available-on-prescription/p064lnfp
Slay, J., Robinson, B. (2011). In This Together – Building Knowledge About Co-Production. NEF/NESTA. https://neweconomics.org/uploads/files/b3d00daf74d4c4411b_k1m6ibw57.pdf A NEF Report detailing the design and delivery of several co-production projects. A series of case studies and personal testimonies of how co-production has had a transformative effect across a range of sectors. The report draws out the practical processes and behaviours that co-production practitioners used and adapted to successfully co-produce the design and delivery of services. This includes asset […]
Designed by patients: the mental health centre saving the NHS £300,000 a year Guardian article on the Gellinudd Recovery Centre where patients have a say in everything from policy to the decor. Follow this link to the full article.
The Good Help Award was launched in February 2018 as part of the release of the Nesta and Osca publication Good and bad help: how purpose and confidence transforms lives. This publication explores the difference between ‘good help’ – that supports people to feel hopeful, identify their own goals and confidently take action – and ‘bad help’ – that undermines people’s confidence, and creates dependency and inaction. Although ‘good help’ is well evidenced and core to how many organisations support people […]