Tag Archives: Mutuals

Prospects of Health and Wellbeing Boards (Smith Institute)

Summary Health and wellbeing boards have the potential to improve integrated care and provide more democratic approaches to developing shared plans for local populations. Effective relationships and adequate resources are required for them to be effective. Chapters include: Development of … Continue reading

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New Ways of Caring for Elderly People (BBC News)

Summary This BBC News item reports on how communities, neighbourhoods and families have been involved in devising projects aiming to enable pensioners feel more confident that they will be cared for in old age. In York, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity has established Hartrigg Oaks, … Continue reading

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People Powered Health: Co-Production Catalogue (NESTA)

Summary This document catalogues examples of collaborative public services in action, looking particularly at those involved in health and social care. NESTA believe that co-production is potentially transformative; because it involves “re-framing the problem and re-establishing relationships to enable more … Continue reading

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New Organisational Models for Health and Social Care Delivery (Health and Social Care Partnership South East)

Summary This briefing paper reviews the development of employee ownership and social enterprises in health and social care. It looks at the creation of new forms of organisation as alternatives to direct service provision or conventional outsourcing. It is aimed … Continue reading

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