HMJ: Unlocking the power of communities
Luca Tiratelli, senior policy researcher at New Local, argues the remedy for healthcare’s challenges is community power as it prevents problems from occurring in the first place
We need to better capture the impact of community power
New Local's latest report forensically and persuasively shows community power works, and now we need to measure it better, says Luca Tiratelli.
The key to cutting demand? Mobilise communities
Luca Tiratelli says a new report from the NLGN shows how councils can stop the crisis of demand from spiralling further out of control by allowing communities to be more active.
Mutual aid, councils and finding compatibility
Thousands of mutual aid groups have emerged from the pandemic. The NLGN's latest report recommends councils act as a supportive platform, says Luca Tiratelli. He considers what better systems might look like, and extracts some lessons.
Successful community initiatives should not depend on having friends in high places
Success in working with councils depends on knowing committed insiders, says Luca Tiratelli of the New Local Government Network.