Report

  1. We go back to the Bromley by Bow Centre to learn more about how they made sure local people were at the heart of their evaluation

    Report: Community in the making

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  2. We spent a warm summer’s evening celebrating and learning about Bromley by Bow’s latest report on the centre’s community based approach to health and wellbeing.

    Event: Unleashing Healthy Communities

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  3. This latest guidance from Locality shakes up procurement and gives you ideas for keeping services local and increasing social value

    Report summary: Better services, stronger economy

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  4. We pick out our highlights from Nesta and OSCA’s brave new report about the different approaches to support and services.

    Report summary: Good Help and Bad Help

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  5. We pick out the best parts of this report which showcases some of the inspiring and courageous initiatives across Greater Manchester

    Report summary: People Powered Health in Greater Manchester

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  6. We summarise Locality’s report on six areas working together to Keep it Local and find much to like.

    Report summary: Powerful Communities, Strong Economies

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  7. Ideas Hub Round Up

    All the stories published on the Ideas Hub last month, in case you missed them!

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  9. We summarise the New Economic Foundation’s report which makes a forceful case for localised money flows; money spent with locally rooted companies is more likely to go to local suppliers and thus the local economy.

    Report: Social Care a Local Economic Solution for the West Midlands

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  10. Zoe Ferguson looks at how we can encourage kindness in our communities and calls on government, organisations and people to all take action.

    Report summary: The Place of Kindness

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  11. SCIE’s recent publication sets out a useful framework for local areas considering a shift towards asset based working.

    Report: Asset based places, a model for development

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  12. Localis’ latest report on the integration of health and social advocates a new focus and a move away from structures and finance.

    Report summary: Rebooting Health and Social Care Integration

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  13. We look at Lankelly Chase’s list of system behaviours. A great resource.

    Report: System Behaviours

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  14. This publication will give commissioners the confidence to challenge resistant procurement practice and support innovation. A must-read…

    Report: The Art of the Possible in Public Procurement

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  15. We look at two guidance documents published this month by NHS England on involving people in their own health and in health services

    Report: NHS England guidance on involvement and participation

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  16. We take a look at Realising the Value, a report outlining the evidence of the benefits of people and communities working together in the health system.

    Report: Realising the Value

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  17. This report introduces us to the notion of the powerful question, one which generates curiosity in the listener, energy and new possibilities.

    Report: The Art of Powerful Questions

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  18. Today we were at the launch event for Collaborate’s new research report into the infrastructure needed for whole system change across our local public services, anchor institutions and civil society.

    Report: Building Collaborative Places

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  19. We look at a report challenging our understanding of mental health services for young people.

    Report: What good could look like in psychological services for young people

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  20. We find a set of invaluable preconditions for systems changers in Collaborate’s report which both reassure and focus the mind.

    Report: Behaving like a system?

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  21. ‘Kinder Communities’ – a new report asks us to consider the quality and not just the quantity of our relationships.

    Report: Kinder Communities – the power of everyday relationships

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  22. We take a look at a report which proposes how learning from behavioural science can help us spread systems change

    Report: Spreading change

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  23. NPC’s report on how to change systems provides an honest and accessible guide for those ambitious enough to try it.

    Report: New Philanthropy Capital – Systems Change: A guide to what it is and how to do it

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  24. A look at ADCS’ report ‘Pillars and Foundations’, which is a think piece examining next practice in the Children’s Sector.

    Report: Pillars and Foundations – Next practice in Children’s Services

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  25. Helen Sharp reflects on ‘Drugs, hopes and dreams’, a report describing how to use appreciative inquiry on a therapeutic level.

    Report: Drugs, hopes and dreams

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  26. A look at ‘Head, hands and heart: asset-based approaches in health care’, a report published by The Health Foundation.

    Report: Head, hands and heart: asset-based approaches in health

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  27. A look at the ‘The Journey to Integration’, a Local Government Association report about whole system integration.

    Report review: The Journey to Integration

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  28. Our take on the report ‘Get Well Soon: Reimagining place-based health’, published by New Local Government Network and Collaborate.

    Report review: Get Well Soon

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