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Reports and Publications

Examples of reports and publications that I have produced 

Sustainability Strategies for Local Area Coordination Programmes – A Proposed Theory for Change – 2018

Theory for Change for Local Area Coordination programmes produced for Local Area Coordination Network. Work undertaken jointly with Simon Rippon – Aligned Consultancy

TfC Local Area Coordination Programmes

Evaluation of the impact of Voluntary Action Calderdale on strengthening the role of the voluntary and community sector in the health system – 2016

VAC Evaluation Executive Summary conducted by Leeds Beckett University of this three year capacity building programme funded by Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group

Local Government Association – June 2015

Article in LGA Publication on implications of devolution of NHS budgets in Greater Manchester for health and well being.

ENGLISH DEVOLUTION: Local Solutions for a Healthier Nation

Local Healthwatch Quality Statements – Spring 2015

Draft Quality Statements for local Healthwatch commissioned by Healthwatch England – produced in collaboration with Jennie Chapman and Susi Miller from the Federation for Community Development Learning – published by Leeds Beckett University

Draft Quality Statements – Healthwatch England Version

Draft Quality Statement – Leeds Beckett Version

Proposals for using and testing the draft quality statements

What we heard practice examples from local Healthwatch

Local Healthwatch Investigations – Developing Good Practice – February 2015

A ‘how to guide’ based on the experience of local Healthwatch in West Yorkshire and published by Leeds Beckett University.

Local Healthwatch Investigations Briefing

Quality Accounts and Local Healthwatch – January 2015

Background to policy context and guide to influencing them – developed in partnership with Healthwatch Leeds

LHW Quality_Accounts_January_2015

Volunteering and Wellbeing – lessons in sustainability from organisations funded by the Department of Health – Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund. September 2014

Produced for ECORYS and produced in partnership with Jennie Chapman and Sue Cook.

Vounteering and Wellbeing booklet

Reflections on Learning – June 2014

Short summary report from an Action Learning Set for London Clinical Commissioning Group lay members who are responsible for Patient and Public Engagement. Based on one year programme jointly delivered with Joanne Devlin (PWC)

London CCG Lay Members Final vii NT

Using rapid intelligence reviews to strengthen the voice of the voluntary and community sector in local commissioning. May 2014

Commissioned by Yorkshire and Humber PHO (now PHE KIT) and delivered in partnership with Involve Yorkshire and Humber, Wakefield Health and Wellbeing Consortium and Voluntary Action Sheffield.

VCS Rapid Intelligence Reviews_final

From Innovation to Mainstream – Review of Bradford District Care Trust Patient and Public Involvement Strategy – March 2014

This report was considered by the Trust Board on the 27th of March 2014

BDCT Innovation to Mainstream

Impact of Economic Downturn and Policy Changes on Health Inequalities in London Development of an Indicator Set – February 2014

 Commissioned by UCL Institute of Health Equity


Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy Outcome 4: People will be involved in decisions made about them (January 2014)

This report was produced for Healthwatch Leeds and offers an insight into the current state of play in the city with regard to engaging and involving the public in decisions about and control of their health and social care. It sets out the challenges and opportunities that exist in Leeds.

8 – Delivering the JHWS – Outcome 4 Jan 14

Need to Know – Local Government Knowledge Navigator (LGA) February 2014

This report was produced by David Hunter, Jane South and myself. It looks at what the evidence base is for local governments role as the local system leader for public health including on the social determinants, local democracy and other areas of interest such as Commissions, Healthy Cities, HIA and Asset based approaches

What Local Government Needs to Know about Public Health

Voluntary and Community Sector Rapid Reviews – January 2014

Two reports one from Wakefield on Pressured Parents and one from Sheffield on Food Banks. These are part of a piece of work to broaden and deepen JSNA and JHWS processes through using the experience of the local voluntary and community sector to identify need, policy and service challenges. A learning report will be produced shortly.

Sheffield Food Bank Rapid Review

Wakefield Pressured Parents Rapid Review

Strengthening the Voice of Neighbourhoods – November 2013

A joint piece of work between Locality and Leeds Metropolitan University Health Together. Why CCGs and Health and Wellbeing Boards need to connect more with communities and neighbourhoods and what they can do about it. Co-authors Neil Berry (Locality) and Anke Roexe (Leeds Met)

Strengthening the voice of neighbourhoods

A whole systems approach to asset based working in Walsall – March 2013

(co-authors Susi Miller FCDL, Judy White at Leeds Metropolitan University Health Together with support from Lorna Shaw)

The summary is available here – LGA Asset Based Working Case Study 

The full report is available here – Walsall Case Study

Local Commissions, Fairness and Equity – February 2013

Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory (co-author Jake Abbas YHPO)

Local Commissions and Health Equity

People Centred Public Health Policy Press December 2012

South, White and Gamsu (afraid this is a book and you have to pay!)

People Centred Public Health

 Voluntary Sector and Commissioning – for better health – October 2012

Commissioned by Regional Voices (co-author Gail Findlay)

“Its not just about seats at the table”

Making an impact with local Healthwatch – October 2012

Local Government Assocation (co-author Lorraine Denoris)

Making an impact with Healthwatch

Moving to an enhanced JSNA – a temperature check on progress in Yorkshire and Humber – September 2012

Commissioned by Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory (co-author Jake Abbas)

Moving to an enhanced JSNA a temperature check on progress in Yorkshire and Humber

LD&H Discussion Paper #2 – Healthwatch set up to fail? – 2012

healthwatch discussion paper

LD&H Discussion Paper #1 – JSNA/JHWS draft guidance – 2012

JSNA/JHWS Guidance Consultation

Local Voluntary Sector and Commissioning – 2011

“Tell us what the problem is and we’ll try to help”

Briefing Note – “Tell us what the problem is and we’ll try to help”

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