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Share your Co-pro Story!

By Lizzie, on 27 August 2020

Do you have a co-production story to share? If you’re reading this blog, then we’re guessing you do – and we want to hear from you!

HARD TO REseArCH: Black Inclusion in Research

By Rory, on 15 August 2020

This blog explores the fluidity of ethnicity, the fact that there is diversity in Blackness and how to make research more accessible to different Black communities. It is the second in our series about research and how it excludes many people from getting involved. With a massive thank you to Cherelle, Fola, Melvina, Mable and […]

From diagnostic odyssey to involvement odyssey – an emotional journey

By Rory, on 14 August 2020

Centre co-producer Lynn shares her long and emotional journey to diagnosis and talks about co-production and involvement, how she got involved, and how being involved has turned out to be another very emotional journey.

Ageing Better’s approach to co-production: A meeting of hearts and minds

By Rory, on 13 August 2020

Working with the community, for the community is the ethos of the whole programme, this ensures that all decision-making and service delivery involves the very people that it is intending to serve. Loneliness and isolation can affect anyone but some groups are especially vulnerable. Vicky tells us about involving older people in the shaping of […]

Co-creating our strategy: making our minds up!

By Lizzie, on 6 August 2020

We’ve got one final stage of co-creation left before we finalise our strategy and we’d love for you to get involved. Whether you’re new to the Centre or a veteran co-producer, read on to find out how you can contribute to shaping our direction for the next two years. 

Opportunities to get involved in co-producing with us!

By Niccola, on 19 July 2020

Niccola from the Centre for Co-production reflects on the last 3 years’ work by the Centre co-producers and outlines what we still need to do in time for the Centre launch at the end of October 2020. Launch day for the Centre for Co-production is fast approaching! I hope you have 22 October in your […]

July’s Co-production Network: young people’s insights on virtual co-production

By Rory, on 17 July 2020

Our second virtual Co-production Network Session featured Louca-Mai, Jacq, Elena and Orla from eyeYPAG) a Young People’s Advisory Group for those with eye or vision problems as well as lots of thought-provoking discussions around breaking down barriers to virtual co-production. Thank you to everyone who attended and we hope to see you at our future […]

Human relationships make authentic co-production happen

By Rory, on 16 July 2020

Advisory group members Clare Dawson, Dawn McBean, Sally Percival, Sudhir Shah, Oli Williams and Niccola from UCL Centre for Co-production share their thoughts on the first Dissecting Health Research session Back in May the Centre for Co-production shared an upcoming opportunity to work with Oli Williams, a researcher funded by THIS Institute to conduct a […]

Space Wars: Exclusion from Research

By Rory, on 13 July 2020

Rory from the UCL Centre for Co-production shares her thoughts about exclusion from research and chats to Sudhir Shah, a person with lived experience who has been involved in both co-production and patient public involvement in research work, and researcher from National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Northwest London, Meerat Kaur, […]

Reflections and recommendations on co-producing with young people with past mental health difficulties

By Niccola, on 9 July 2020

UCL Centre for Co-production co-producers Lindsay Dewa and Anna Lawrence-Jones share their recently launched co-produced research paper and tell us about how the team worked together and all the things that they learnt.