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Prevention services, social care and older people

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In a new study, HSMC academics Robin Miller and Kerry Allen surveyed a sample of Directors of Adult Social Services in nine Local Authorities to identify what they viewed as their top three investments in prevention services for older people.
Date:
Friday 11th January 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC and IASS participatory research study showcased in new national guidance

Description
A new national guide on supporting diverse and inclusive public involvement in research, features a participatory research study carried out by colleagues from across HSMC and IASS as an example of good practice.
Date:
Wednesday 20th June 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Talent Management in the NHS Managerial Workforce

Description
HSMC academics are part of the team that recently published a report on Talent Management in the NHS managerial workforce.
Date:
Wednesday 6th June 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Developing nursing leadership and a support for nurses is crucial to the quality of patient care

Description
Ward sisters/Charge nurses need to be given a more prominent leadership role in hospitals if standards of acute nursing care are to be improved according to a new Policy Paper from the Health Services Management Centre.
Date:
Wednesday 21st December 2011
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

HSMC Down Under

Description
HSMC academics, Professor Russell Mannion, Suzanne Robinson and Helen Dickinson to present at Great Healthcare Challenge conference in Melbourne, Australia on subjects of quality and performance, leadership, and priority setting.
Date:
Friday 7th October 2011
Categories:
Social Sciences

NHS commissioners admit to more weaknesses than strengths when it comes to setting priorities

Description
One of the most extensive reviews by researchers at HSMC and the Nuffield Trust into how primary care trusts (PCTs) made decisions about funding priorities confirms that while most commissioners have established robust systems in relation to funding new services and exceptional treatments, they generally struggle to apply the same rigour to 'core' spending.
Date:
Friday 16th September 2011

Leadership in priority-setting - its role and value

Description
Article by HSMC lecturers, Helen Dickinson, Tim Freeman, Suzanne Robinson and Iestyn Williams, explores the potential and limitations of key leadership concepts.
Date:
Thursday 11th August 2011

RCN boss discusses Leadership in Challenging Times

Description
Health Services Management Centre. Professor Jon Glasby chairs talk on Leadership in Challenging Times delivered by Dr Peter Carter at the Royal College of Nursing. Peter Carter is an alumni of the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 1st July 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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