Having the right data sharing arrangements in place has been identified as a key ingredient when integrating public services. New service models which used key workers were also more likely to succeed with high quality staff who can work flexibly,...

This review of the literature forms phase one of a study evaluating the Stoke-on-Trent co-operative working model. The review was intended to inform the further elements of the study, rather than comprise a stand-alone systematic review of the...

Places joining services up locally to deliver better outcomes have been shortlisted for the MJ's annual awards taking place this week. Some of the councils nominated have worked closely with the Network on joining up services locally including...

Julie Griffin, head of Co-operative Working at Stoke-on-Trent City Council, writes about the authority’s ambitious services redesign, which aims to improve lives through partnership and innovation Local authorities are having to find increasingly...