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
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.
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
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.
Quality Accounts and Local Healthwatch – January 2015
Background to policy context and guide to influencing them – developed in partnership with Healthwatch Leeds
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.
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)
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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)
A whole systems approach to asset based working in Walsall – March 2013
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)
People Centred Public Health Policy Press December 2012
South, White and Gamsu (afraid this is a book and you have to pay!)
Voluntary Sector and Commissioning – for better health – October 2012
Commissioned by Regional Voices (co-author Gail Findlay)
Making an impact with local Healthwatch – October 2012
Local Government Assocation (co-author Lorraine Denoris)
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)