Pritpal S Tamber kicks off a new series on community power.
We conclude this series of podcasts linked to the publication How To Be Wrong with Don Berwick, renowned health policy maker and scientist. Don’s short paper Era 3 for Medicine and Health Care was the catalyst for the network that produced the How To Be Wrong paper. In this podcast, Don reflects on the paper, its reception and the prospects for new ways of thinking about learning.
Frank Oberklaid is a paediatrician at the Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospital where he founded the Centre for Community Child Health.
During the podcast Frank refers to several pioneers in the field of paediatrics…
Nick Chater is Professor of Behavioural Science at the Warwick Business School, and author with George Loewenstein of The i-Frame and the s-Frame: How Focusing on Individual-Level Solutions Has Led Behavioral Public Policy Astray. The i-frame refers to science and policy focused on changing individuals. The s-frame concentrates on everything around the individual. As Nick explains in this episode, our hunger in the last decades for the i-frame has diverted our attention from the benefits of the s-frame.
Sarah Davidson is Chief Executive of Carnegie UK Trust. Echoing Patrick McCarthy in the last podcast, Sarah brings to the work of the Trust her experience as a senior civil servant in Scottish Government. Carnegie Trust is focused on Collective Well-being. In this episode Sarah discusses the shifting culture of funding and learning within the…
Patrick McCarthy is past President of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the largest funder of social change for children and families in the United States. The Foundation is strongly invested in disadvantaged communities. Not all of those investments have paid off, but a commitment to evidence means there is always a legacy of learning. Patrick takes us through some of the lessons he has learned in over 30 years of public service, with a particular eye to the do’s and don’ts of working in place.
Ann Johnson and Dan Hastings are the focus for place based work in Telford and Great Yarmouth. Their efforts are the result of a new way of working for the Lloyds Bank Foundation. Not so much about money. Or power. More about acting as the catalyst for new conversations about public policy. The work is new. It started in the pandemic.
Nick Davies is co-author of a report on the use of government targets. In this podcast he gives a series of examples of targets saving people’s lives and targets not only getting in the way of learning but acting as a source of deception.
Ken Masser leads a large organisation delivering Sport and Leisure services. But he is also learning how to make place the focus of learning about how to get more people involved in physical activity. That means looking well beyond gyms and pools and soccer pitches. Sport England programme is building a movement around of people like Ken and places like Rossendale.
Jill Baker from the Lloyds Bank Foundation, Richard Haigh from The Key and Laura Seebohm from the Maternal Health Alliance are all members of the How To Be Wrong network. They reflect on the network discussions and the impact it has had on the work they lead.