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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 […]

Coutts, P. & Brotchie, J., 2017. The Scottish approach to evidence.

The Carnegie Trust “As public services face increasing challenges in the face of economic, social and demographic pressures how do we improve lives effectively? Evidence informed policy and practice will be key. Stimulated by debates at a roundtable discussion with senior stakeholders from academia, the third sector and government this paper examines the particular public policy context in Scotland and implications for evidence use and generation. It argues that cross sectoral stakeholders in Scotland have […]

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 […]

Co-production pilot (Toomebridge)

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) and Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council together with people from the Toomebridge area have been involved in a socially innovative co-production project. Since October 2015 Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council through its Joint Working Arrangements Steering Group (JWA) with the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Northern Health and Social Care Trust (NHSCT) and the Northern Health and Social Care Board (NHSCB) have been investing in a co-production pilot in […]

The Good Life Group

Inspiration from Scotland – a group of adults with learning disabilities who work to improve the lives of people like them. They challenge attitudes and influence the planning of relevant policies through their membership of boards and committees that make decisions affecting their lives. They also provide training to organisations that deliver public services. The training is unique and innovative both in its use of Forum Theatre and because it is conceived, designed and delivered […]

Knowing me, knowing you

Here’s an interesting report – interesting not only for its contents but for the collaborative way in which it was compiled. Some lessons here perhaps for our Prudent Healthcare strategy – and its implementation. The report emphasises the importance of: building social capital, working with the third sector, communities co-creating and co-delivering services, harnessing community assets and using place-based approaches. Community-led health approaches have empowerment at their core, establishing the priorities of communities and, together […]