Publications

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Transforming Health: Shifting our health systems from illness treatment and prevention to health creation

Print date: July 2017 Item type: Publication

Authors: Alan Chen, Tony May

Print date: July 2017

Authors: Alan Chen, Tony May

In spite of recent overall advancements in our society’s health and wellbeing, we are experiencing a crisis of major health disparities driven by growing inequalities. Experts recognize that while the NHS has much to be celebrated, its design is not well suited to addressing these complex issues. The medical model defines health pathogenically, by referencing… → Read More

Realising Ambition Programme Insights: Issue 10 and Confidence Framework

Print date: July 2017 Item type: Publication

Print date: July 2017

Realising Ambition is delighted to announce the launch of its tenth insight paper, which provides a summary of the key learnings from the 5-year programme, and The Confidence Framework, a key resource and legacy from the Realising Ambition programmes.

Taking the future into their own hands: Youth work and entrepreneurial learning.

This report looks into how youth work can contribute to the well-being and prosperity of society through an enhanced focus on entrepreneurial learning, fostering empowerment and initiative in young people.

Realising Ambition Programme Insights: Issue 9

Print date: June 2017 Item type: Publication

Print date: June 2017

Realising Ambition is delighted to announce the launch of its ninth insight paper that describes what cost-benefit analysis is and why it is important for service delivery organisations, funders and commissioners.

Young Academy Demo Day 2017

Print date: May 2017 Item type: Video

Print date: May 2017

Watch reflections from Young Academy ventures, volunteers and supporters on the programme supporting early-stage social enterprises working to improve educational opportunities for disadvantaged young people in England.

Community Powered Change: Telling stories, growing ideas

Print date: May 2017 Item type: Publication

Authors: Alice Neeson, Becca Bor, Jim Ledwith, Rebecca Watterson, Roger Warnock

Part of our places programme Amplify NI is a major five-year initiative to support people in Northern Ireland to take action together, to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive. Read the programme’s impact report here.

European Policy Brief: Social Innovation in Health and Social Care

Print date: May 2017 Item type: Publication

Print date: May 2017

This policy brief on Social Innovation in Health and Social Care is based on results of the EU-funded project “Social Innovation: Driving Force of Social Change” (SI-DRIVE). Highlights of this policy field are given from results of a quantitative mapping of 154 example, in-depth case studies of 15 social innovation initiatives, and policy workshops with… → Read More

Health and Social Care Policy Field Summary Report

Print date: May 2017 Item type: Publication

Authors: Amanda Hill-Dixon, Dr Charlotte Heales, Dr Suzy Solley

Print date: May 2017

Authors: Amanda Hill-Dixon, Dr Charlotte Heales, Dr Suzy Solley

Social innovation in health and social care is strongly determined by social values, culture and societal expectations. Answers to questions such as, who should pay for care? and, who deserves care? differ across contexts and come together to shape health systems as well as social innovations. Reflecting this, barriers to implementing solutions are often embedded… → Read More

Realising Ambition Programme Insights: Issue 8

Print date: March 2017 Item type: Publication

Print date: March 2017

Realising Ambition is delighted to announce the launch of its eighth insight paper considering the realistic costs of delivering high-quality services for children and young people.