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.
The Lambeth GP Food Co-op is a cooperative of patients, doctors, nurses and Lambeth residents who work together to grow food. It is funded by Lambeth Council and NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group. The Co-op began in March 2013, building gardens inside GP surgeries which are designed to enable patients and others to learn how to grow food in a safe and secure environment. They are now working with 10 GP surgeries across the Borough, with new surgeries set to join in 2015/16. The Co-op…Continue
Posted by Sarah Lyall on December 18, 2014 at 12:25
Over the past two years, we have, collectively, helped to build an active and knowledgeable community of practice in Wales, internationally acknowledged and often world-leading.
The result has been a slow but sure shift in the direction of transformative co-production, the first tentative steps towards a realignment of the relationship between state and citizens based on trust, on equal and reciprocal relationships. We have a potentially radical Social Services & Well-being Act, a…Continue
Posted by Ruth Dineen on December 1, 2014 at 8:00
Spice are delighted to invite you to an event celebrating the impact of social action, to mark the publication of an 18 month externalevaluation of Spice Time Credits.
Join us for an overview of the proven outcomes of Spice Time Credits, followed by a panel discussion on impacts of social action.
Hear from practitioners, funders and policy-makers about their perspective on impact measurement and addressing some of…
We are currently undertaking a small research project at Community Links looking at 'platforms' (these can be events, spaces, organisations etc.) that encourage the conditions for care and support without being explicitly aimed at such an outcome.
A good example of this could be the school gates: parents meet each other, form relationships and then might be mutually supportive without ever having had…Continue
More than 100 organisations and individuals have pledged support for our proposal to establish a Co-production Network for Wales. They include the Care Council, the Bevan Commission, Public Health Wales, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Wales Public Services 2025, the Aneurin Bevan Health Board, Royal College of Physicians, our Sustainability Commissioner and Plaid Cymru's leader Leanne Wood. And a raft of third sector organisations, local authorities and academics. Please spread the word:…Continue
Posted by Ruth Dineen on November 16, 2014 at 11:21
At nef we want to find out how individuals, communities, organisations and institutions (including local authorities and services) have reacted to the programme of austerity which began in 2010. With the support of Barrow Cadbury Trust and the City Bridge Trust, we are conducting research into Responses to austerity.
If you know of any people or organisations responding to austerity in interesting ways, please fill out the survey.
Our previous work focused…Continue
Posted by Lucie Stephens on November 11, 2014 at 15:00