Thinking about the future can be either so scary or seem so futile that we don’t ever do it in meaningful ways. When we look at the world around us, we assume we don’t have the power for change.
Futures tools don’t take these dilemmas away. But they offer us ways of working constructively with them.
Co-production remains on the margins, not because we don’t care enough. Our policy systems don’t require it. But co-production is the natural state in which networks thrive, and healthcare can’t be fixed by hospitals and social care on their own.
Perhaps it’s not in vogue to write about the difficult stuff. But I’m always wrestling with work which, no matter how long I’ve been