UK Open Source Awards 2019

UK Open Source Awards 2019

We’re are really pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for the UK Open Source Awards 2019. We have been selected in the Public Sector and Third Sector category. There is some pretty strong competition in this category, not least the NHS Digital...
Suicide Prevention – Dictionary

Suicide Prevention – Dictionary

We are really pleased to be able to release our Suicide Prevention Dictionary for public use. Working with Reach out For Mental Health we have been looking at the risks and protective factors that relate to suicide prevention to help services measure their work and...
Risk Tracker – Changes

Risk Tracker – Changes

We’re really excited to announce a change to how we provide our Risk Tracker software. Risk Tracker is our client database that organisations across the country use to record and manage their client data. In the last four years, we have worked closely with the...
Improving Services With Design Thinking

Improving Services With Design Thinking

Last week we went to the West Midlands Academic Health Science Networks (WMAHSN) event on prevention. The Putting Prevention into Practice: Improving Outcomes event provided an opportunity for those of us that work in prevention to come together to discuss what is...
What are different types of outcomes?

What are different types of outcomes?

Three years ago we wrote this blog post what an outcome is. It came from our experience of talking to organisations and being acutely aware that, in many cases, the distinction between impact and activity wasn’t entirely clear. We thought it might be useful to...
Websites for small organisations

Websites for small organisations

On Saturday I went along to the Websites for Small Charitable Organisations hosted by RnR Organisation and facilitated by Florence Okoye. It was a really interesting opportunity to talk about the barriers that some small organisations find in developing websites and...
GDPR  – Tips

GDPR – Tips

A few weeks ago we ran a workshop on practical things you can do to prepare for GDPR. As it proved to be popular I thought it might be useful to share the slides from the event. This should give an overview of the discussion. We are looking at opportunities to run...
Measuring Outcomes – The Observer Effect

Measuring Outcomes – The Observer Effect

Within physical sciences, one of the key considerations in developing theories or carrying out experiments is the observer effect. This is where the act of observing something changes the very thing you are observing. For example, in electronics, the act of using a...