5 Things: ERS Scotland – From Centre To Community Event.

I had the pleasure of attending an event exploring ways of improving local democracy in Scotland last Saturday, 5th April, hosted by the Electoral Reform Society Scotland. The event aimed to bring around 90 “democracy makers” together for an intense deliberative session trying to find answers for Scotland’s “local democracy deficit.” The event also provided […]

My 10 things about NHS Citizen

Post from Andrew Brightwell, Public-i This is a quick post with my reflections about NHS Citizen, a project I’m working on at the moment you can find out more about here. 1. NHS Citizen, as well as the NHS, can be better at accessibility: We talked in the assembly session about making information accessible – and […]

Reflections on NHS Citizen

This is going to be a brief post from me, my reflections on the experience of the NHS Expo in Manchester, the testing, and the launch of NHS Citizen. Citizens My first thoughts are, and must be, about the citizens who were involved in the process: 1. People have dedicated their time and energy to […]

10 thoughts from #Expo14NHS

We’re all posting short, unedited personal reflections on our two days at the NHS Innovation Expo. Here are my ten. Everyone talks about health and social care integration, but the social care world was basically not there. The audiences for NHS Citizen, the number of ideas presented, and the enthusiasm which people had for it […]