(I4) Is co-production between researchers and commissioners possible? Reflections from a PhD research on a community-centred, public health intervention

This paper will provide in-depth reflections on the challenges of conducting co-production research alongside commissioners. It will discuss the difficulties of negotiating different agendas and priorities, particularly in times of change for local authorities, the NHS and the community and voluntary sector (CVS). This paper will be of interest to academics, PhD students, local authority and CVS representatives.