A network for co-production practitioners
Welcome to the co-production practitioners’ network: design and delivery of services by citizens and professionals in equal partnership.
Hello fellow co-producers. As a newbie to the list I thought you'd be interested in being referred to some free resources in the co-production/new democracy/partnerships areas. Most of this came about from a study of 80 practitioners involved at some level in co-production. (then called empowerment practitioners)…Continue
Posted by Jim Simpson on November 25, 2013 at 15:31
I’ve been thinking about co-production, spurred on as always by the brilliant Co-production Network. And I’ve been wondering why I feel so uncomfortable about the language of ‘empowerment’.
I have come to two conclusions. The first is philosophical. The ‘empowerment’ language began to seep into public discourse during the Blair years, where the government of the day had a very hazy idea of the philosophy of power.
The truth is that it is not in our gift to give people…Continue
Posted by David Boyle on November 22, 2013 at 18:00
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:
Posted by Lucie Stephens on November 20, 2013 at 15:57
Posted by Sarah Lyall on November 11, 2013 at 10:43