Building a culture of design

This (long) post is based on a talk given by Anne-Louise Clark and Ellen Care on 7 March at Service Design in Government 2018, at the John McIntrye Conference Centre, Edinburgh. In this piece, we share our journey of design discovery over the last three years. We’d like to share with you our journey over … Continue reading Building a culture of design

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Five things we learned at Design in the Public Sector

In February this year, a multi-organisational team from Bexley embarked on the first Public Health themed incarnation of the Design in the Public Sector programme, run by the Design Council and funded by the LGA. Staff from the Council’s Transformation & Change and Community Partnerships teams joined colleagues from Bexley Voluntary Service Council and NHS … Continue reading Five things we learned at Design in the Public Sector

Design in the Public Sector: Workshop 1 + 2

A cross-organisational team from Bexley was successful in applying to the Design in the Public Sector programme, which this year focuses on challenges around public health. Earlier this month, four staff from NHS Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group, Bexley Voluntary Service Council and London Borough of Bexley kicked off the project at the first workshops hosted … Continue reading Design in the Public Sector: Workshop 1 + 2

STARS of Innovation & Self-sufficiency

Earlier this month the Design and Innovation Board won an award at Bexley’s Staff Thanks and Recognition Awards (STARS) for ‘Innovation and Self-Sufficiency’. The category title is taken from our Corporate Plan and reflects our Corporate Priority to ensure that Bexley is financially resilient, with growing resources that enable all of our communities to become … Continue reading STARS of Innovation & Self-sufficiency