In the autumn of 2018 a diverse group of Scottish Citizens gathered over three days to make recommendations on shared decision-making in health and social care. 24 people shared ideas, opinions and experiences and questioned outside ‘experts’ before attempting to reach some consensus. The Citizens Jury was facilitated by Peter Bryant and Jez Hall of Shared Future CIC. The Our Voice Citizens’ Jury on Shared Decision-making: Interim Report documents the process followed and lists, in the participants’ own words, their recommendations.
Released in June 2017 this comprehensive guide from PB Partners lays out 10 essential actions to record, monitor and evaluate the impact of a PB programme.
This briefing has been produced in response to Scotland’s Community Choices programme and aims to support public sector organisations wishing to develop ‘mainstream’ Participatory Budgeting(PB) initiatives.
Grant making through Participatory Budgeting: A ‘How To’ Guide for Community Led Organisations and community engagement workers.
After months of intensive work we are pleased to be able to share the report of the Inquiry into the Challenge of Care At Home. We believe the recommendations in the report offer a unique opportunity to improve Care at Home services in Greater Manchester.
Blackpool Council, in partnership with local health commissioners, asked Shared Future to run a citizen inquiry on the theme of Health and Wellbeing. Following a listening event on the 4th May 2017, where the recommendations of the citizen inquiry were shared with commissioners and stakeholders, we produced this report, which includes the recommendations of the participants.
Open Space Listening Events took place as part of the West Midlands Mental Health Commission. This report is a description of those events
On the 31st January 2017 the West Midlands Mental Health Commission Action Plan was launched by Norman Lamb MP. Central to the production of the action plan was the Citizen Inquiry, organised by Shared Future CIC.
Fracking and its role in the UK is a hugely important issue for politicians grappling with the energy challenges we are faced with now and in the future. This deliberative process, facilitated by Shared Future CIC, looked at how people feel and think about Fracking when they are given an opportunity to learn more about the topic and consider and discuss the issue as part of a group.
What do you think would make it easier to have a more responsible relationship with alcohol in Morecambe?
Alcohol harm within the Wirral had been of increasing concern to communities and public services for some time and has become a high profile media issue.
The first in a series of simple briefing papers on useful topics relating to social enterprise.
Sharing the results of 3 years’ hard work in the Lancaster District, which saw around £70,000 of funding distributed to new and growing social enterprises.
Reviewing the history of social movements related to the collective ownership of land, with a specific focus on Community Land Trusts (CLTs).
Commissioned from Owen Dowsett, this report highlights recent innovations in the world of social enterprise.
Examining the existing worlds of social enterprise collaboration and planning future support strategies for the sector.