Health Services Management Centre

HSMC is one of the leading centres specialising in policy, development, education and research in health and social care services in the UK. HSMC's prime purpose is to strengthen the management and leadership of these services and to promote improved health and wellbeing.


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Posted 21 June 2016

Making change happen for mental health

Mental health continues to be in the headlines. To support the agenda for better mental health, HSMC in partnership with the Centre for Mental Health and NHS Benchmarking have been running a series of masterclasses for mental health commissioners and their partners.

Posted 21 June 2016

The NHS and Brexit

Written by by Professor Mark Exworthy, Health Services Management Centre. "The scale of re-couped EU membership costs is relatively marginal in the overall NHS finances."

Posted 20 June 2016

It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care

For over a decade, England has used social business models in health and social care as an attractive alternative to either state monopolies or privatisation. This includes the organisational models of social enterprise, co-operatives and micro enterprises, which are seen as having a healthy balance of social and business aims.

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