To risk or not to risk (part 2)
How to make co-production work in communities by defining them as safe - not dangerous - places.
Stories of co-production
We use this film from NEF when introducing the concept of co-production to other professionals. You may find it useful too.
Report review: Drugs, hopes and dreams
Published by – The Association for Family Therapy Author – Elspeth McAdam and K. A. H. Mirza Date of publication – 2009 “Our will, our acts, aspirations and hopes can change the world around us and the very structure of the brain cells with which we think.” The fact that this is an academic paper in a science journal shouldn’t put you…
Idea of the Month: By the people
Co-production is ‘with the people’, but push the power further and you reach ‘by the people’.
To risk or not to risk (part one)
Helen Sharp reflects on her time spent working in Early Years sector and argues that parents should be given more power to look after their children.
Learn to Lead
We look at 'Learn to Lead', a programme which works perfectly as a case study to explain how co-production differs from other forms of participation.
The Parable of the Blobs and Squares
A clever animation which combines humour with honesty and helps explain the culture we are trying to shift.
Report review: Get Well Soon
Our take on the report 'Get Well Soon: Reimagining place-based health', published by New Local Government Network and Collaborate.
We need each other to be brave
This blog examines the growing movement of people in the UK transforming the way we do things by embracing co-production, collaboration and alliances.