Health Services Management Centre

The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) at the University of Birmingham is one of the UK's foremost centres for research, evaluation, teaching and professional development for health and social care organisations. HSMC has established a unique reputation as a 'critical friend' of the healthcare community and strives constantly to bridge the gap between research and practice.


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Posted 24 October 2016

Innovation in primary care

Dr Robin Miller and Yvonne Sawbridge recently ran a workshop on innovation for Dudley GPs Practice managers and nurses.

Posted 10 October 2016

Priority setting in tough times

Health is a high priority for the public - this is the case the world over. UK health spending has increased almost every year since the NHS was established and the Government has 'protected' the NHS in recent years - relative to other aspects of public spending

Posted 10 October 2016

NIHR Award

The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) in partnership with the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), Suresearch and the Open University Business School have won an award from National Institute for Health Research - Health Services and Delivery Research (NIHR HS & DR) to investigate the role of the voluntary sector in mental health crisis care in England.

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Professor Judith Smith, Director, HSMC, talks about HSMC's work, its research and teaching, its influence and impact and its work around priority setting.

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