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Category Archives: Local Area Coordination Network

It’s time for Local Area Coordination

A year ago Community Catalysts was privileged to take over responsibility for the Local Area Coordination Network and since then our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. Nick Sinclair became the new Network Director and interest in the model …

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Co-production – an essential strand of Local Area Coordination

In this blog for co-production week, I wanted to explore how Local Area Coordination is a great way to drive forward the principles of co-production. I want to focus on community involvement in the recruitment of Local Area Coordinators across …

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Collaborating for real change – social prescribing and Local Area Coordination

Community Catalysts really welcomes NHS England’s commitment in its Long Term Plan to the social prescribing model. The plan has an ambitious goal of employing one thousand more link workers by 2021, with the expectation that they will work with …

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Changing paths in Derbyshire – the power of good life conversations

On a recent visit to Derbyshire I had the privilege of hearing Colin’s story.  His story is one about changing paths, both literally and metaphorically. The part of Colin’s story highlighted here shows the importance of exploring what someone’s vision for …

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Better Together

29th June 2018 will always be a hugely significant date in the life of Community Catalysts, as it marks the day when we took responsibility for the Local Area Coordination Network and for the development and growth of Local Area …

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