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Individual Service Funds

Description
HSMC hosts a successful national event exploring the potential of Individual Service Funds in health and social care.
Date:
Tuesday 24th March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Launch of resources to support the right to be heard for people detained under the Mental Health Act

Description
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), together with the University of Central Lancashire and support from Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) , have launched a suite of resources to ensure that people detained under the Mental Health Act have access to Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) services.
Date:
Monday 23rd March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Phronesis and the medical community

Description
HSMC has been awarded £820,000 by AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) for a project designed to explore the ethical dimension of good decision making in the context of medical leadership in order to improve patient care and experience.
Date:
Wednesday 4th March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Whose health and social care? The future

Description
Moseley and Kings Heath Labour Party supported by Unite, the Union, brought together around 100 local people and community activists with a panel of experts, including HSMC's Professor Jon Glasby, to discuss what we should do next to improve our NHS, locally and nationally.
Date:
Thursday 26th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

All eyes on Manchester

Description
If you live in Birmingham, like I do, you could be forgiven for feeling slightly green-eyed at what is going on in Manchester at the moment.
Date:
Wednesday 25th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Happy hospitals better for patients, research shows

Description
Hospital patients experience better outcomes when NHS staff are happier in their jobs, according to new research.
Date:
Wednesday 11th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Commissioning for better outcomes: A route map

Description
A prototype framework of standards to support commissioners of adult social care assess the quality of their commissioning is currently being piloted by the Local Government Association (LGA).
Date:
Monday 9th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC Professor invited to speak at international patient safety conference in Rio

Description
Professor Russell Mannion has been invited to speak at the International Society for Quality in Health care (ISQua) conference. With colleagues, he will present the findings from international research on the impact of health policy reform on quality and patient safety in thirty countries.
Date:
Friday 3rd October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What does the future hold for the NHS?

Description
The following articles in the recently published publication reflect the broad range of interests held by HSMC colleagues, but all consider the future challenges and opportunities for the NHS, and interpret leadership in a range of contexts.
Date:
Monday 21st July 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Tough choices and new opportunities in a cold fiscal climate

Description
To coincide with the publication of the latest HSMC newsletter the editors Iestyn Williams and Jenny Harlock reflect on how the NHS is coping with the challenges brought by austerity.
Date:
Monday 19th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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