NASP webinar 29 March 2022, 9:30-10:30am

Co-Production and Social Prescribing

Exploring the key ingredients of co-production and how it can enhance social prescribing.

Co-production brings together those who use services with those designing and running them. When done at its best, everyone is valued as an equal partner and gets equal benefit out of being involved from the very beginning of a project.

This webinar explored the key ingredients of co-production, how it can be applied in a social prescribing context, and hearing from a community group doing it in practice.

What you learnt and heard

What is co-production?

Why is it important?

What are some of its key principles?

How to do it if you don’t have a lot of time or resources

How does it relate to social prescribing?

Who is it for?

Anyone interested in learning more about co-production, in particular how it can be applied in a social prescribing context. You might be from a community or voluntary group, a charity, the NHS, or a local authority.


Chair: Ingrid Abreu Scherer, Head of Accelerating Innovation at the National Academy for Social Prescribing

Niccola Hutchinson-Pascal, Co-Production Collective and Isaac Samuels, Lived Experience

Co-Production Collective is a co-production community where everyone is welcome. They support the co-production of research, services and policy development with an emphasis on amplifying the voices of those who are often ignored or excluded to ensure they can be an equal partner in the decisions that affect their lives and improve outcomes for everyone.

Martin Walker, Policy Advisor Self-Directed Support, Think Local Act Personal