What is this life?

“What is this life, if full of choice
If you take control, and we have no voice?”

Co-production for recovery: a call for innovators

  Are you passionate about helping people to do things for themselves? Does the notion of co-production and recovery excite or intrigue you? Do you run a social enterprise? Are you a digital guru? An innovator working across Essex? Or perhaps all of the above? If so you might be interested in an¬†immersive workshop on 29th January, in Chelmsford, Essex. A bit of background During 2016, Essex County Council (ECC).

Commissioning: if we can’t see it’s broken, we won’t fix it

Is outcomes-based commissioning really happening (yet)? Are we equipped to actually do it?

Unusual Suspects, and triangles

Unusual Suspects, and triangles

This week we’ve been at the Unusual Suspects Festival …a free-flowing smorgasbord of workshops, fostering learning and connections between the network of agents who are passionate about using new methodologies to drive social change and better outcomes for the public.

Prepare to be moved: the undeniable power of ethnographic approaches

Prepare to be moved: the undeniable power of ethnographic approaches

For us, listening (and really hearing) what people have to say about their lives and the public services they use is at the very heart of what we do. It’s one of the approaches we believe is right and necessary if we are going to change how organisations and professionals see the world, and consequently improve it.

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