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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.
Posted 16 February 2017
Integrated care has long been a government priority, but how easy is it to achieve and what is the main impact of poor integration?
Posted 15 February 2017
Dr Robin Miller from the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham will be delivering a keynote address around international perspectives on integrated care to mark the formal launch of the Journal of Integrated Care's special issue on Integrated Care in Australasia.
Posted 03 February 2017
Like politicians before her, Theresa May recently announced that mental health will be a priority, referring to "mental illness as a burning injustice". Whilst this focus on mental health and framing in terms of social justice is welcomed by all those who are concerned about the low priority often afforded to mental health, there are questions about whether such warm words will be translated into any real step-change.
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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.
February 2017: Focus on mental health services
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