Sophie is an Associate who has worked with Innovation Unit on a range of projects. Her focus has been in children’s social care and supporting the adaptation of North Yorkshire’s ‘No Wrong Door’ – a community-focused model of children’s services – to new contexts across Greater Manchester and in Middlesbrough. She has designed and developed a range of learning materials for ‘adopter’ sites, as well as facilitating workshops in local authorities. She is interested in understanding different learning styles, and how local authority professionals can be best supported and empowered to lead transformational change for young people.
Aside from children’s social care, Sophie has worked with Innovation Unit on a number of health projects, including leading an enquiry into ‘partnership working’ for the Q Lab team at the Health Foundation. She is keen to explore how new forms of collaborative organisational relationships can work in practice in the public sector.
Looking ‘under the bonnet’ of No Wrong Door
We’re helping six Greater Manchester local authorities adapt and adopt No Wrong Door – last week they visited North Yorkshire to experience the model first-hand
A new care model for older people
In partnership with PPL, Innovation Unit are working with West London CCG to refine and develop a new integrated care service called My Care, My Way.
Thoughts on the Long Term Plan
In this blog series we explore three priority areas of the NHS Long Term Plan and provide our view on what we think it will take in practice to achieve the ambition it sets out.
In this first instalment, Sarah Dew discusses the importance of scaling solutions that work for people, not conditions.