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Tag: NHS

The 2016 International Participatory Budgeting Conference – What has it got to do with health?

MutualGain are pleased to announce their attendance at the 2016 Participatory Budgeting Conference in Scotland, where they will be presenting a workshop on the opportunities that Participatory Budgeting has to improve public engagement and participation in commissioning. Here, Owen Miller, MutualGain’s Business Development Lead, discusses his experience of Participatory Budgeting (PB) used in commissioning Urgent[…]

August 15th 2016

My night in A and E: a stream of consciousness

Those that know me know that I am absolutely committed to learning; I love the idea of us all being critical friends to each other so that we can work closely with those who are providing public services on our behalf. I have been doing quite a bit of work in the NHS recently so[…]

August 14th 2014
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Football and Policing Social Citizens

I was challenged recently to consider how the MutualGain programme (capacity building the police to engage with the public differently) reflected a game of football.  It was important for me to test this metaphor as it came from a participant of the programme: I wanted him to present with me at the Citizens in Policing[…]

February 22nd 2014
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Reflections on 2013 (2): Building and Maintaining Relationships

Working, children, friends, domesticity and blogging – can we really do it all I ask myself?  Well in keeping with my commitment to try and blog I’m going to give it a go, but it may feel rushed when you read it.  You’ll get my drift though hopefully.  Everyone tells me to just write –[…]

January 2nd 2014
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