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Using design principles to imagine a different future for Southwark

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Faced with a large budget cut, Southwark Council chose a radical open approach to decide what to prioritise and how to run its services. The team started by trying to get a better idea what local residents wanted, as well as what was and was not working.

“Check you out!” - working with young people to improve chlamydia testing rates

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NHS Birmingham East and North commissioned Uscreates in 2010 to develop and pilot a programme to increase awareness and rates of Chlamydia testing among this age group in Birmingham. At this time, one in ten of 15 to 24 year olds in the UK were infected with Chlamydia.