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Is the crisis in the NHS as bad as the Red Cross says it is?

Is the crisis in the NHS as bad as the Red Cross says it is?
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The Conversation website has just published a piece by HSMC Director, Judith Smith, together with Andy Street (or York University) and Paula Lorgelly (of the Office of Health Economics) about the current NHS pressures and funding.
Date:
16/01/2017

Struggling to stay healthy in 2017? Bad marketing could be to blame

Struggling to stay healthy in 2017? Bad marketing could be to blame
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Isabelle Szmigin in the Conversation: New research shows how marketers get away with making their food look and sound healthier than it really is.
Date:
15/01/2017

Does the PM want hard or soft parity for mental health?

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In recent years mental health has moved from the margins to the heart of government thinking. The discourse has matured, reflecting a growing awareness that mental distress is not an issue that impacts a few – it affects us all.
Date:
12/01/2017

Does the PM want hard or soft parity for mental health?

Description
In recent years mental health has moved from the margins to the heart of government thinking. The discourse has matured, reflecting a growing awareness that mental distress is not an issue that impacts a few – it affects us all.
Date:
12/01/2017

Is the crisis in the NHS as bad as the Red Cross says it is?

Is the crisis in the NHS as bad as the Red Cross says it is?
Description
The Conversation website has just published a piece by HSMC Director Judith Smith together with Andy Street (of York University) and Paula Lorgelly (of the Office of Health Economics) about the current NHS pressures and funding. This follows a debate the three took part in at a recent Health Economics Study Group winter meeting in Birmingham.
Date:
12/01/2017

University of Birmingham hosts Work and Pensions Select Committee with a focus on welfare benefits and citizen income.

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Birmingham academics are giving evidence and talking about their research at the Work and Pensions Select Committee being held at the University of Birmingham's Edgbaston campus today.
Date:
12/01/2017

'Just about managing' families need more help to save, says academic think-tank

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Three-fifths of low and middle income households are currently unable to save money, while for people already saving, the ratio between spending and saving is dramatically falling, researchers say.
Date:
12/01/2017

CIFoRB celebrates its first year

CIFoRB celebrates its first year
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Marking its inaugural year CIFoRB looks forward to working with more Commonwealth parliamentarians to protect and defend Freedom of Religion or Belief
Date:
11/01/2017

Last chance to join musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rooster

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Music lovers still have the chance to attend a special concert at the University of Birmingham marking the Chinese New Year with a magical fusion of East and West.
Date:
11/01/2017

Messaging in the Midlands - latest Working Paper from IRiS

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Read the latest in the IRiS Working Paper Series, 'Messaging in the Midlands: Exploring digital literacy repertoires in a superdiverse region'.
Date:
11/01/2017
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