Wales has taken to co-pro like a duck to water, like sheep to grass, and like me to a jam and cream scone. These are just a few of the signs of its enthusiastic take-up in the past 12 months.
WG Environment Matters Symposium: sustainability, co-production & collaboration
Communities Can Conference 2012: co-production, coaching and wellbeing
Assets for Health Symposium: co-production in the health sector
WCVA conference: I Matter, We Matter – co-production in action
All in this Together campaign network set up: over 450 people involved from 217 organisations, three events held:
- Co-production, co-creation & public service delivery
- Towards a Welsh co-production model for public service delivery
- Co-producing resilient communities
Launch of Open Letter to the First Minister asking that co-pro principles are placed at the heart of Welsh public services. 130 signatures and rising…
Co-production Practitioners’ Network Wales Group now at 82 members
- S. Wales Network Meetings x 3: hosted by Swansea County Council, Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouth County Council
- N.Wales Network Meetings x 3: hosted by Patchwork Circles
Visit to Scottish Government’s co-production team: 14 delegates from health, communities and social care sectors
Compass Plan B launch their vision of an alternative political economy based on co-production
I Matter, We Matter: WCVA launch their co-pro conversation in Wales
Co-pro Academic Network set up via Cardiff University School of Social Sciences
Relaunch of Cardiff University’s Policy Cafe: Co-production – participation by another name or something more radical?
And to come in the near future:
Wales-Scotland Co-production Network feedback seminar: NLIAH, PHW, All in this Together
S. Wales Network Meeting 4: to be hosted by United Welsh Housing
Wales-Scotland Co-pro Network Conference: NLIAH, PHW, All in this Together
Finding our voices: co-production, well-being and storytelling, All in this Together
Feels like we might just be on to a winner here!