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Research – integrated health and social care

Keeping it Personal (January – December 2014) Keeping it Personal (KiP) is part of the People Powered Health & Wellbeing programme. Through the project we sought to understand how health and social care partnerships can support more person-centred and integrated practice when working in a way that focuses on people first. The KiP project was managed by Iriss. Over a 12-month period KiP brought together health and social care practitioners, people who access services and […]

Co-production and public service reform

Seminar: Co-production and public service reform 2017 This ‘What Works Scotland’ seminar looked at the role of co-production, its role in reforming public services and how co-production can best be used to help develop sustainable and effective public services. It was held as part of Co-production Week Scotland 2017. Presentations included: Removing Obstacles to User and Community Co-production Elke Loeffler, Governance International Spreading Co-production: Lessons From Operation Modulus Dr Richard Brunner, What Works Scotland Co-producing […]

Do the costs outweigh the benefits for health research?

The dark side of coproduction: do the costs outweigh the benefits for health research? (Oliver, K., Kothari, A., & Mays, N., 2019) “Coproduction is an exciting approach to research that can generate truly novel, unexpected outputs. However, it takes investment, skills, time and courtesy. Engaging stakeholders should be done for the right reasons and in the right way…” Research organisations and funders need to consider: 1. How to create (co-create) and support the infrastructure and […]

Coutts, P. & Brotchie, J., 2017. The Scottish approach to evidence.

The Carnegie Trust “As public services face increasing challenges in the face of economic, social and demographic pressures how do we improve lives effectively? Evidence informed policy and practice will be key. Stimulated by debates at a roundtable discussion with senior stakeholders from academia, the third sector and government this paper examines the particular public policy context in Scotland and implications for evidence use and generation. It argues that cross sectoral stakeholders in Scotland have […]

The many shades of co-produced evidence, Pippa Coutts (Carnegie UK)

“Co-production of evidence is a process by which evidence is generated by the equal and reciprocal participation in research activities by academic and other partners. This briefing paper teases out the challenges and opportunities around co-producing evidence appropriate to participatory social policy and practice, and increasing people’s control within communities and services.” The Carnegie Trust’s Evidence into Policy and Practice work explores how jurisdictions, sectors, people and professionals, can work together to produce and use evidence […]