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Shoppers confused by 'traffic light' food labels, says study

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Nutritional labels on food packaging are confusing to consumers and may be hindering attempts to promote healthy diets and reduce obesity, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.
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03/07/2015

Phronesis and the Medical Community

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Dr Mervyn Conroy discusses the Phronesis and the Medical Community project which will explore the ethical dimension of good decision making in the context of medical leadership in order to improve patient care and experience.
Date:
02/07/2015

Birmingham 'enterprise belt' research is creating 96,000 jobs

Birmingham 'enterprise belt' research is creating 96,000 jobs
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A recent impact case study by Professor John Bryson has been published on the ESRC website. The study focuses on an 'enterprise belt' surrounding Greater Birmingham that is helping to create 96,000 new jobs that will add £14 billion to the economy.
Date:
29/06/2015

Micro-enterprise: care and support on a scale that's 'just right'?

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Access to good-quality, affordable care for people with disabilities and older people is a challenging issue.
Date:
25/06/2015

Micro-enterprise: care and support on a scale that's 'just right'?

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Access to good-quality, affordable care for people with disabilities and older people is a challenging issue.
Date:
25/06/2015

Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission

Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission
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Written by Katherine Tonkiss. "The Audit Commission played a central role in the audit, inspection, performance improvement and regulation of local authorities (and other public service providers) in England for over thirty years. Operating at arm's length from government, it thrived under the efficiency and performance improvement agendas of successive Conservative and Labour governments, growing into a large and powerful public body."
Date:
24/06/2015

Lord Carter's Report on NHS procurement: it's déjà vu all over again…

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A viewpoint by Dr Joe Sanderson, Head of the Department of Procurement and Operations Management, Birmingham Business School
Date:
24/06/2015

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance
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FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance. A review of the recent FIFA scandal and ramifications for other sports governing bodies.
Date:
23/06/2015

Social care micro-enterprises more effective than larger providers, says report

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'Smaller is better' when it comes to providing social care, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
23/06/2015

Russell Mannion is presenting a keynote presentation on Hospital Board Governance of Patient Safety at an international health conference

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Professor Russell Mannion is a keynote speaker at an international conference hosted by St Hugh's College, Oxford
Date:
22/06/2015
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