Union Chapel: Collective Power Award
Union Chapel share their experiences of their community leaders project which was shortlisted for the Collective Power Award with the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance’s (CHWA) annual awards which focus on collective power (partnership and co-production), practitioner support and climate.
We need to talk about “lived experience”
Lived experience is essential to co-production, but do we treat those who share their stories with us ethically? True co-production needs long-term thinking, proper support and the creation of opportunities for people who have experienced multiple disadvantage, argues co-production advisor Isaac Samuels in this powerful guest blog.
‘Bringing local leaders together to make a difference’: Applications open now for Regional Leadership for Personalised Care Programmes
We're sharing this call on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement for this fantastic Leadership for Personalised Care programme. It's an inspiring and engaging development opportunity open to teams and individuals from the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector.
What does the review exposing bullying and harassment at the NCVO say about the charity model and how can we change things?
In this guest blog experienced charity worker Bex Clarkson advocates for radical change and outlines the remedies she sees, from looking at the money, recognising resistance and not just swapping out the CEO.
Leadership for Empowered Communities and Personalised Care: An Opportunity to Participate
Leadership for Empowered Communities & Personalised Care is the perfect opportunity to learn about co-production, systems change, and leadership.
Guest blog – The real reasons we still don’t co-produce
Alex Fox OBE shares an article from his personal blog which exposes some of the barriers to building co-production into the public sector.
Lambeth Portuguese Wellbeing Partnership
South London GP Dr Vikesh Sharma reflects on bringing together local people, community organisations and health care staff to tackle health inequalities.
Interview with Nicholas Okwulu, People Empowering People in South London
We caught up with the founder of People Empowering People, and talked about creativity in the community and his future plans.
People Empowering People
People Empowering People are a creative grassroots organisation giving local residents a variety of opportunities to nurture and showcase their talents
Interview: Dr. Margaret Lobo, Otakar Kraus Music Trust
We sat down with Dr. Margaret Lobo, founder of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust to find out how she was inspired to work with others to find their voice.
, Best Mistake
, Children and Young People
, Citizen-led Action
, Community Development
, Community Engagement
, Mental Health
Interview: Helen Sanderson, Wellbeing Teams
Helen Sanderson, a creator of Wellbeing Teams talks to us about her inspirations, favourite quote, working with CQC and what her advice would be to others.
Interview: Katherine Brown, Local History Cafes
We interview Katherine Brown the founder of Local History Cafes to learn more about her journey and how she set up this wellbeing and heritage project.