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MV CCIN Fringe event: A co-operative strategy to underpin your recovery from COVID-19

On the 7th October we were delighted to host a joint fringe event with Bates Wells at the 2020 Co-operative Councils Innovation Network’s annual conference. Mutual Ventures’ Andrew Laird and Jamie McMahon and Bates Wells’ Abbie Rumbold were joined by Mike O’Keeffe, Head of Commissioning for Mental Health and Learning Disability at Rochdale Borough Council…

Join our next webinar – Strategic priorities in and beyond the crisis: how to build back better. Thursday 15th October, 2pm.

To register for this webinar click here. COVID-19 has placed immense pressure on public services and shown the vital role of Local Authorities in leading their communities through the crisis. The immediate response to the pandemic has been for partners to work together, drawing in communities in a spirit of cooperation. Local Authority leaders are…

Public Services must put strengths-based approaches at the centre if they are going to recover from COVID-19

Laura Power-Wharton argues that we need to put relationships at the heart of our public services, and shift our focus to seeing individuals’ and communities’ strengths as the key to overcoming difficulties in people’s lives. Following our recent webinar on Family Group Conferences, I have been reflecting on how FGCs and the process around them…

Community services have the chance to show the rest of the NHS what integration really means

Community services are set to play an increasingly vital role in the post-pandemic NHS. John Copps and Matt Carter argue that the rapid movement to integrated care systems mean that community trusts have an opportunity to place themselves at the centre of local plans and show the rest of the NHS how integration is done….

Catch up on our webinar: Family Group Conferences

Catch up on our webinar where we explore the current state and future directions of Family Group Conferences. The webinar was hosted by David Fairhurst our Executive Chair and featured a panel discussion with leading thinkers from the sector who discussed the developments and trends in FGCs in children’s and adult services including in the context…

Catch up on our webinar: Increased Collaboration and Alignment across Community Services

Catch up on our webinar where we explore how you can work with your Community Provider partners to deliver better health services and improve the quality of care that patients receive. The webinar was joint hosted by Mutual Ventures and Bevan Brittan LLP. It was designed for NHS leaders interested in integrated care. For more…

The Kruger report on Levelling Up: a step towards building consensus between government and civil society

Danny Kruger’s report – Levelling Up our Communities – proposes a re-emphasis on communities in the recovery from COVID-19. John Copps argues that it is a welcome step towards building a society-wide consensus. Yesterday saw the publication of Danny Kruger’s much-anticipated report ‘Levelling Up our Communities’, produced in response to an invitation by the Prime…

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