New ways of thinking & doing in difficult times.



Do you recognise yourself ?


You're a high wire act - and you're juggling at the same time.

How can you 'do transformation' at the same time as continuing to deliver day by day?

You care - and that sometimes means that you despair.

Why in public services are increased access and improved quality expected from fewer resources?

You miss thinking time

When was the last time you had a serious, open discussion with peers or anyone else?


Let's talk.


PublicServiceWorks is committed to working with leaders and communities to explore how the basic values of public service can form the core of innovative and transformative collaborations.

Past project highlights.


Evaluation of the Camden Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

Report delivered February 14. Click for more information

Tower Hamlets Public Health - Healthy Child Review Autumn 2013

See project webpages at

What do you think the future holds?

Future scenarios project for anti-poverty NGO, the Brotherhood of St

Laurence, Melbourne, Australia - see website



Current work.






Public Health Lambeth: interim support August to December 2016 to enable the team to become established in LB Lambeth following the dissolution of the joint Public Health team for Southwark & Lambeth

Carers Trust: impact study of ADVANCE mentoring programme for senior local network partner leaders/boards, three year action research study from July 2014. See information on ADVANCE here .

Guy's & St Thomas's Charitable Trust: facilitation of a learning network for arts and health projects in Lambeth & Southwark, now in its second year. This work is developing a more mainstream voice for the impact of a wide range of artistic work on health and wellbeing of patients and staff.








Arts & Health: Launched on 20 January 2016, the Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing contains a chapter co-authored by PSW director, Marsaili Cameron: 'Seeking a common language: the challenge of embedding participatory arts in a major public health programme'.


Dementia and arts: Sustaining the Note of Hope: music, dementia and meaningful lives, for the Rayne foundation - click here


The Participation Agency - Research report: Fostering Meaningful Engagement June 2014 - read more here


Research on Traumatic Brain Injury for the Ajahma Charitable Trust -The importance of long term social support for survivors and their families published May 2014. Download publication here.






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