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Learn about different co-production approaches and methods with these guides and tips.



Asset-based places: This paper suggests a framework for local areas to enable asset-based approaches to thrive. It is based on SCIE’s research for the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. 


IRISS.FM: Here you can find a series of podcasts which look at different aspects of co-production and improvement methodology, including one by our Director, Fiona Garven. 


Wisdom in Practice published practical Hints on ways to achieve effective co-production. It’s a great resource for understanding co-production and how it can benefit you. 



Asset mapping and Co-Production blog: This blog post gives a summary of what happens when you apply asset mapping along with a session on co-production. 


CoProduction- how we make a difference together: This is a suite which offeres a range of videos, case studies and information to help spread understanding of co-production. It gives examples of the different ways in which co-production approaches can be used. 


The East Dunbartonshire Advisory Clini Model: The clinic model was developed by East Dunbartonshire Council’s Social Work Department in partnership with the Community Health Partnership and three third sector partners, Alzheimer Scotland, Ceartas Advocacy and Carers Link.


line.PNGcolours.jpgThe Co-Production Star: The toolkit enables organisations commissioning and delivering public services and their local communities to map how much co-production is already taking place, improve existing co-production approaches, identify the potential for new approaches and scale out co-production across services and communities.line.PNG


People Powered and Wellbeing: This document describes a family of approaches to co-production characterised by their emphasis on values, relationships and the need to support a strengths-based approach to improving wellbeing. 


Co-Production in Scotland- a policy overview: Here you will find an overview of the policy landscape in Scotland and how co-production is a component of achieving the aims of a wide range of policies.


This resource is the first in a series of learning opportunities that NHS Health Scotland is committed to offering in partnership with other key agencies such as the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) and the local government Improvement Service (IS).


Scottish Borders Council Guide to co-Production This blog from Scottish Borders Council outlines their work around co-production and their new guidance available here