Co-production and co-design overview



Co-production and service user involvement – information available on the NCVO/KnowHow website, with useful links and case studies.

What is Co-production? – information and tools from Think Local Act Personal.

Co-production in social care: what it is and how to do it – the Social Care Institute for Excellence’s guide to co-production.

Improving Understanding of Service User Involvement and Identity – a report produced by Shaping Our Lives, aiming to improve understanding of service user involvement in the commissioning, design, delivery and evaluation of public sector services and also the challenges faced in being both service users representatives and recipients of services.

Public Services inside out – Putting co-production into practice – a report on co-production from a partnership between nef and NESTA.

Right here, right now. Taking co-production into the mainstream – this report from nef and NESTA provides the basis for a better understanding of how to move co-production into the mainstream and how to make it become the default model for public services.

A Co-production Model. Five values and seven steps to make this happen in reality – a document from the Coalition for Collaborative Care.

Co-production and the Care Act – information available on Think Local Act Personal website.


Useful organisations/websites

Think Local Act Personal – a national partnership of organisations committed to transforming health and care through personalisation and community-based support.


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Ten Top Tips for Co-production by TLAP’S National Co-production Advisory Group – (1 pp., 67KB).

Top tips for co-production – Win Win Alliance Disabled People Leading Change (2 pp., 262KB)

Think Local Act Personal Ladder of Co-production – (2 pp., 567KB).

People powered health co-production catalogue – NESTA, nef – this catalogue explores how co-production can support people living with long term conditions. The catalogue brings together examples of collaborative public services in action – with a particular focus on health and social care.


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