The SSA’s reading lists provide a starting point for people interested in reading up on a specific area. The following articles and research papers will provide a broad overview on co-production.  

The term ‘co-production’ describes a way of developing or implementing research, policies or interventions. At its core, co-production means redistributing power and influence so that the people who stand to receive, benefit from, or deliver a provision or service (including service users and practitioners), are involved as equal partners. The SSA is publishing a series of articles on co-production throughout July, we hope this reading list will be a good starter.

  1. Beyond co-production: Value creation and public services. By Stephen P. Osborne and colleagues. Published in Public Administration (2021).
  2. Innovating access to the nurse-led hepatitis C clinic using co-production. By Daniel Wolstenholme and colleagues. Published the Journal of Research in Nursing (2020).
  3. Beyond patient-centred care: a conceptual framework of co-production mechanisms with vulnerable groups in health and social service settings. By Sunggeun Park. Published in the Public Management Review (2020).
  4. Assessing the impact of co-production on pathways to outcomes in public services: the case of policing and criminal justice. By Elke Loeffler and colleague. Published in the International Public Management Journal (2020).
  5. Producing co-production: Reflections on the development of a complex intervention. By Mary Madden and colleagues. Published in Health Expectations (2020).
  6. Together we measure: Improving public service outcomes via the co-production of performance measurement. By Cherrie Yang and colleague. Published in Public Money and Management (2019).
  7. Co-production of a research and advocacy agenda for Inclusion Health. By Serena Luchenski and colleagues. Published in The Lancet (2019).
  8. Co-producing and re-connecting: a pilot study of recovery community engagement. By Michael Edwards and colleagues. Published in Drugs and Alcohol Today (2018).

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