Whose Shoes?® is a popular approach to coproduction and engagement, bringing in diverse voices. It is typically used with support from New Possibilities, who provide live visual recording to capture the conversations in a truly authentic way. The approach is being used in 70 NHS trusts, universities and other organisations, with excellent outcomes.
In March 2020, the pandemic hit. They needed to take the approach online and find an engaging way to keep the conversations going, whilst maintaining the quality and integrity of the Whose Shoes? approach which is known for promoting energy and action, tapping into passion for quality improvement.
How could the best ideas emerging during the pandemic, be nurtured and grown?
This report Keeping the conversations alive during the pandemic to build the future of health and social care looks at how they have managed to maintain the momentum of their work at such an important but challenging time.