Tapping the potential: lessons from the richmond group's practical collaborative work in somerset
- Document type
- Joy, Iona; Boswell, Katie; Grewal, Satdeep
- New Philanthropy Capital
- Date of publication
- 19 February 2018
- Social Policy, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
- Social welfare
- Material type
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This report examines collaboration between the voluntary sector and public bodies. Insights include success factors for collaboration, consideration of the challenges, and reflections for local and national decision-makers beyond Somerset.
- Coming to collaboration with no pre-conceived ideas about products or providers unlocks a different kind of conversation on all sides.
- Turning an open-ended conversation between the voluntary sector and health system into a productive collaboration requires resource.
- Collaboration benefits from bridging organisations, like The Richmond Group, and people who make it their job to connect divergent cultures, languages, and priorities.
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