Frankie Hine-Hughes
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What co production will mean for health and social care planning and provision in Scotland

Interview with Gerry Power from the Joint Improvement Team that is co-sponsored by the Scottish Government and COSLA. Gerry has contributed a chapter on the impact co-production is having on health and social care planning and provision in Scotland…
Oct 1, 2012
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted a blog post

Co-production in Public Services: Advancing the Agenda

Coprodnet and Governance International are co-hosting a co-production workshop during the Policy@MBS week at the University of Manchester, 30th October 2012, 4.00-6.00 PM The workshop will showcase three inspiring case studies of involving users and communities in public services from the North-West. These examples show why co-production of health and…See More
Sep 28, 2012
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted a video

What co production will mean for health and social care planning and provision in Scotland

Interview with Gerry Power from the Joint Improvement Team that is co-sponsored by the Scottish Government and COSLA. Gerry has contributed a chapter on the ...
Aug 8, 2012
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted an event

Event in the North East of England: FROM MASS PRODUCTION TO CO-PRODUCTION: THE FUTURE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE NHS? at Durham Town Hall

June 26, 2012 from 5pm to 7pm
FROM MASS PRODUCTION TO CO-PRODUCTION: THE FUTURE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE NHS? Tuesday, 26 June, 5-7 PM, Durham Town Hall (Lantern Room) (click here for a map) Join an exciting debate with leading thinkers, officers and councillors from Durham on the transformation of health and social care in the UK. The discussion will provide a state-of-the-art overview of new forms of…See More
Jun 18, 2012
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted a blog post

Citizen-Led Service Inspection by West Lothian Council

Last year West Lothian Council began a new citizen-led inspection initiative. This new form of engagement enabled local people to inspect and offer insights into how services could be improved. The citizen inspection teams are made up of 4 people, who receive a 2 day training course to provide them with the prerequisite skills to carry out inspections and report effectively on the services. The initiative has started in two service areas – Winter Maintenance and Pupil Placement Services – with…See More
Jun 15, 2012
Michael Newham commented on Frankie Hine-Hughes's blog post How the village of Wray worked to get broadband access
"It's case studies like these that are vital for showing best practice to new communities whom we want to take the 'collaborative' plunge. Thanks for sharing..."
Apr 25, 2012
Michael Newham liked Frankie Hine-Hughes's blog post How the village of Wray worked to get broadband access
Apr 25, 2012
A blog post by Frankie Hine-Hughes was featured

How the village of Wray worked to get broadband access

I wanted to bring everyone’s attention to a case study that I have recently written about how the rural village of Wray, in northern Lancashire, came together to get broadband access for the community. Internet access has become crucial to how our societies function – it forms an integral part of how we do business, interact, and gather information. Those without internet access are put at a disadvantage. Here’s a great fact I saw yesterday that highlights how important the internet has become…See More
Apr 25, 2012
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted a blog post

How the village of Wray worked to get broadband access

I wanted to bring everyone’s attention to a case study that I have recently written about how the rural village of Wray, in northern Lancashire, came together to get broadband access for the community. Internet access has become crucial to how our societies function – it forms an integral part of how we do business, interact, and gather information. Those without internet access are put at a disadvantage. Here’s a great fact I saw yesterday that highlights how important the internet has become…See More
Apr 24, 2012
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted a blog post

Inviting all Co-producers!!!!!!! The next meeting of the West Midlands Co-production Network

The West Midlands Co-production Practitioners Network is holding its next meeting on the 12th October. The meeting will take place at the Bridging the Gap Community Centre in West Bromwich. Click here for a map.The network would like to welcome anyone who wasn't able to make the last event.At the meeting you will be able to:learn about the best practice case study of Time 2 Trade Sandwell Timebank, and how the public health authorities and…See More
Sep 14, 2011
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted a blog post

Solihull's Environment Champions work with the council to transform their neighbourhoods

Solihull Borough Council launched a 'Environment Champions' project to deal with the community's problem with littering, vandalism, and grafitti. The project has involved over 270 volunteers and a 100 projects - and helped combat a culture of environmental crime that can lead to more serious crime. The programme also involved young people in the project - harnessing their imagination and increasing their employability. The successful project has increased social cohesion and bolstered social…See More
Apr 18, 2011
Frankie Hine-Hughes liked Kirsty Tait's blog post Community owned renewable energy schemes in England
Apr 18, 2011
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted a blog post

Blackheath Fireworks night - co-financing to save a public event

Blackheath fireworks night has been a long standing tradition in Lewisham – with 80,000 people attending it in 2009. In past years it had received funding from both Lewisham and Greenwich councils with some private sponsorship. In October 2010 Greenwich council decided not commit its share of the funding leaving the event in doubt. Lewisham council remained committed by wasn’t able to meet the shortfall alone. Instead it launched a public appeal for donations. This is a great example of a…See More
Apr 12, 2011
Frankie Hine-Hughes commented on Frankie Hine-Hughes's blog post Co-production roadshow in Manchester
"Hey Kirsty. Sorry for such a late response, we had a German delegation to show examples of Co-production in London last week. Coincidently Elke (the head of Governance International) and I were talking last week about a possible Scottish and…"
Mar 13, 2011
Kirsty Tait commented on Frankie Hine-Hughes's blog post Co-production roadshow in Manchester
"Hi Frankie Thanks for keeping us up to date on the roadshows - it all sounds really interesting and something I have passed onto our partners in Argyll and Bute Council. Any plans for coming up to Scotland? Thanks again Kirsty"
Mar 9, 2011
Frankie Hine-Hughes posted a blog post

Co-production roadshow in Manchester

On Monday the 28th of February Governance International held a Co-production Roadshow event at the excellent Inspire Centre in Greater Manchester.The event began with a presentation from Tony Bovaird and Elke Loeffler of Governance International, who explained how “co-production helps improve public services and lower their costs”. This showcased the…See More
Mar 7, 2011

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I am passionate about Politics, Economics and the Environment. I believe that only through community involvement and creating strong communities can the major economies face future challenges
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Co-production in Public Services: Advancing the Agenda

Coprodnet and Governance International are co-hosting a co-production workshop during the Policy@MBS week at the University of Manchester, 30th October 2012, 4.00-6.00 PM

 

The workshop will showcase three inspiring case studies of involving users and communities in public services from the North-West. These examples…

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Posted on September 28, 2012 at 14:13

Citizen-Led Service Inspection by West Lothian Council

Last year West Lothian Council began a new citizen-led inspection initiative. This new form of engagement enabled local people to inspect and offer insights into how services could be improved. The citizen inspection teams are made up of 4 people, who receive a 2 day training course to provide them with the prerequisite skills to carry out inspections and report effectively on the services. The initiative has started in two service areas – Winter Maintenance and Pupil Placement Services –…

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Posted on June 15, 2012 at 15:07

How the village of Wray worked to get broadband access

I wanted to bring everyone’s attention to a case study that I have recently written about how the rural village of Wray, in northern Lancashire, came together to get broadband access for the community. Internet access has become crucial to how our societies function – it forms an integral part of how we do business, interact, and gather information. Those without internet access are put at a disadvantage. Here’s a great fact I saw yesterday that highlights how important the internet has…

Continue

Posted on April 24, 2012 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

Inviting all Co-producers!!!!!!! The next meeting of the West Midlands Co-production Network

The West Midlands Co-production Practitioners Network is holding its next meeting on the 12th October. The meeting will take place at the Bridging the Gap Community Centre in West Bromwich. Click here for a map.

The network would like to welcome anyone who wasn't able to make the last event.

At the meeting you will be able to:

  • learn about the best practice case study of Time 2 Trade Sandwell Timebank, and how the…
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Posted on September 14, 2011 at 9:30

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