Designing mental health services with Public Policy Lab and Snook

The World Health Organisation predicts that depression will be the leading cause of disease burden by 2030. Today, mental health problems already exact a greater toll than tuberculosis, cancer, or heart disease. The world is standing up to take on the challenge of designing products and services that address the growing awareness of mental wellbeing. …

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One Team Gov – Scotland?

Yesterday I attended the #oneteamgov, an event spearheaded by Kit Collingwood of Ministry of Justice (and made possible by countless other people) you can find out about here. Kit’s reasons for starting it are quite simple on bringing together Government as one team, the first focusing on bringing digital and policy closer together. More largely …

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Designing movements like a service

Inside, outside and on the edge During the past decade of my career, I’ve had the good fortune of working on the inside, outside and on the edge of large institutions. Be that government, public bodies or for profit entities, I’ve been both employed and hired to re-design services for them. At Snook, we’ve always designed with people …

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