Putting Health into Place: Principles 1 -3 Plan, Assess and Involve – NHS England

The process of healthy place-making requires considerable leadership and collaboration. Each place is different and must be thoroughly understood with communities involved and empowered from the earliest opportunity. This document shares learning from the Healthy New Towns programme demonstrator sites

Getting serious about value – University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Public value is value that is created collectively for a public purpose. This requires understanding of how public institutions can engage citizens in defining purpose (participatory structures), nurture organisational capabilities and capacity to shape new opportunities (organisational competencies); dynamically assess

Community Commissioning: Shaping Public Services Through People Power: A Community Paradigm Paper – New Local Government Network

This report seeks to re-define commissioning beyond this narrow focus on delivery of a service against an identified need and instead establish the principles and mechanisms through which a more open and empowering approach – community commissioning – could be

Working well together: Evidence and tools to enable co-production in mental health commissioning – National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

This resource was commissioned by NHS England to support delivery of the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health and the NHS Long Term Plan. This document aims to improve local strategic decisions about, and the provision of, current and

The Community Paradigm: Why Public Services Need Radical Change And How It Can Be Achieved – New Local Government Network

Public services, designed in previous eras, are struggling to adapt to the rising demand pressures they face today. Yet across public services in the UK and beyond, radical innovations are emerging which meet the challenge. The key feature that connects

Involving Patients and Carers in Quality Improvement Projects: A Practical Guide – Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

This guide explains how to involve patients and carers in Quality Improvement (QI) projects. The toolkit covers topics such as: How to pay service users and carers How to recruit service users and carers How to run effective and inclusive meetings

FolksLab toolkit guide – NHS England

This guide provides and overview of how the FolksLab toolkit works to help staff in health and care system run effective and practical workshops. A FolksLab seeks to bring different approaches to problem-solving and sharing, providing a creative opportunity for participants to: Discuss topics

A theoretical framework for the DSI index – European Commission

DSISCALE (branded externally as DSI4EU) aims to support policy makers, funders and, most importantly, practitioners to grow and scale digital social innovation (DSI) in Europe and to harness the power of people and technology to tackle some of Europe’s biggest social challenges.  It

Redesigning Care Delivery: Building The Team Around The Patient: Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – NHS Employers

Case study from Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on approach that uses team structure redesign wrapped around patient care to facilitate the adoption of assistant practitioners.  The approach involved staff involvement, piloting the new structures and a recognition that cultural

The Business Case For People Powered Health – Nesta

Report on the business case for the People Powered Health approach: what investments would it require and what benefits could it bring?  It finds: The People Powered Health approach could reduce the cost of managing patients with long-term conditions by

People Powered Health: Health for People, by People and with People – Nesta

This report shows how healthcare can combine the best scientific and clinical knowledge with the expertise and commitment of patients themselves. This report advocates changing three vital components of the current health system: changing consultations to create conversations that combine clinical