Co-Production

The Collaborative is built upon the belief that through working together and by sharing perspectives, experiences, skills and knowledge, we can do so much more than we could alone.

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What do we mean by “co-production”?
There are many definitions and much debate – but at its core we understand it to mean doing our best to work together as well as we can, respecting everyone as of equal value and recognising all perspectives as valid.
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Towards
co-production
Working well together
A one-day workshop
19th October 2016 – Winchester
20
nd November 2016 – High Wycombe

Who is this for?

The day is open to anyone
  • Who is involved in some way in promoting good mental wellbeing and better mental health care and support
  • Who wants to find ways to develop shared solutions between people who have experienced using mental health services and those working in them
  • Who is involved in co-production or would like to be
Aims of the day:
  • To explore what ‘co-production’ means - what it is and what it isn’t
  • To explore the benefits of co-production for everyone
  • To learn from what’s working well and not so well
  • To explore some of the challenges and possible ways to overcome them
  • To go away with a plan and clear next steps
How do I apply?
To apply please download the application form here and return to sue@nascent.works

Costs and expenses:
There is no charge to attend and we can help with expenses for those who can’t be reimbursed in any other way
This workshop is being supported by the South of England Mental Health Quality and Patient Safety Improvement Collaborative working with the South West Zero Suicide Collaborative
Talking about these issues may be very difficult for me – is there any support available?

We are very aware of how hard it can be to think about these issues – and we try hard to ensure that we all support each other. We have put together a poster that outlines our working principles;