Tools and approaches to design and sustainable and impactful services: a sister guide

Healthy London Partnership
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This practical guide describes the design-led approach used in the Healthy London Partnerships’ Healthy Communities project to develop place-based services. A design-led approach designs and develops ideas with users and delivery partners, meaning that it draws on the assets of local communities, and achieves greater ownership. The guide also describes how business modelling can help to ensure services are financially sustainable. This can be used by commissioners and providers at the design stage of a new service. It is intended to be read alongside the guide ‘Unlocking the value of VCSE organisations for improving population health and wellbeing: the Commissioner’s role’. This guide is of particular relevance to commissioners, service transformation and improvement leads and providers engaged in delivering: place-based care, public health and prevention, social prescribing, asset-based approaches and community development. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
models, service development, commissioning, health care, outcomes, voluntary sector, financing;
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practice guidance
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