Initiative established at the University of Glamorgan in January 2009 to undertake consultancy and research in the field of narrative and storytelling, with a particular focus on public services and research. It has taken commissions from organisations such as Equalities and Human Rights Commission, Newport Social Services, Care Council for Wales and Mind Cymru.
There has been particular interest from organisations seeking to create digital, multimedia narratives that can be disseminated and presented at conferences, online and on DVD.
Breaking Barriers offers a range of digital storytelling services, including adapting stories into broadcast short films. The organisation works on customised projects in partnership with others, and also makes single commissioned digital stories.
A how-to guide to producing digital personal stories.
An IRISS how-to guide to filming people's real-life stories. It aims to help with the technical aspects of capturing stories, and filming interviews more generally.
The new Scotpho Online Profiles Tool (OPT) is designed to replace the previous reports and excel based outputs, the online profile tool (OPT) allows users to view the various different profiles produced by the ScotPHO collaboration. The profiles highlight the considerable variation in health between areas and help identify priorities for health improvement.
Website of data on outcomes for adults using local authority funded care and support across England.
A guide to achieving integration and knowing when it's being done effectively.
Documentary film examining a man's remarkable journey from being a healthy 30-something British man to becoming completely paralysed from the neck down, due to a devastating illness known as ALS, MND or Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Neil's blog posts form the film’s narration as he tells his own story through memories and impressions of his life – the sheer joy of falling in love, of partying with his mates, of fast motorbike rides. Through his determination to share his final journey, he makes us ask questions about our own lives.
Account of the way the Getting it right for every child approach is making a difference at Waid Academy in Anstruther.
Toolkit compiled to support NHS staff in delivering Patient Focus and Public Involvement. It offers a number of tried and tested tools along with some more recently developed approaches.