Storyworks gathers and presents personal stories around a range of topics. It works with artists, health professionals, researchers, charities, patients, and theatre companies. Its projects have taken them around the world; from living rooms and hospital wards to music festivals and prison cells.
A series of stories from people with autism, parents and siblings.
Manual that has been developed to assist community and women's health agencies in building their capacity to evaluate health promotion programs and practice using an approach that incorporates narrative evaluation and action research methodologies.
It has been produced through the collaborative work of the Narrative Evaluation Action Research (NEAR) pilot project team based in Melbourne, Australia.
Resource aimed at helping groups of people to work with stories in a systematic way that supports learning and inspires action to improve places.
Briefing on story dialogue as a means of community inquiry and sharing across public and community/voluntary sectors.
An independent site where anyone can share their stories of adult social care or the NHS. The site covers adult social services (as well as NHS services) in England, giving service users, their families and carers the opportunity to publish their personal experiences, good or bad, of the care system.
An independent site about personal experiences of UK health services, good or bad. It is about honest and meaningful conversations between patients and health services.
Previously known as Patient Opinion
Evidence summary that explores what story and storytelling is, and whether autobiographical, first-person storytelling has a valuable impact on practice, and can engender positive meaningful change for individuals who access support.
It examines how storytelling has been used across social services to date, considers its value, and highlights some considerations for those creating and using stories. Case study evidence is provided to showcase the benefits of storytelling in practice.
Stories of those affected by dementia, including people with dementia, carers and relatives.
Soon after retiring in 1990, GP Joe McShane found out that his wife Ethna had developed Alzheimer's disease. Joe cared for Ethna for six years until a fall led to her being admitted to the Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester. He tells the story.