Sunday, February 6, 2011

Shared Ownership in Practice: Case studies of five public service mutuals

This report gives more detail about the journeys taken by staff and communities who have taken over ownership of public services and assets. The case studies trace the challenges and success factors faced in five areas: Oldham, North Dorset, Rochdale, Stockport and Northamptonshire. The strategic learning report about these and two other ‘mutuals’ is also available.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Things we wish we’d known – top tips for setting up health improvement programmes

This guide draws together some of our learning, identifying both things we did well and ‘if only we knew then’ tips and resources to help teams planning programmes to improve health or reduce health inequalities. It draws on lessons learnt from a programme jointly developed by NHS Manchester and Manchester City Council, known as points4life.