Health Services Management Centre (HSMC)

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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."

 

Latest news

NHS Foundation Trusts: 10 years on

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There are over two million members of NHS Foundation Trusts. They ought to be a bedrock on which a participatory NHS can be built – after all medical professionals are expert on medical treatment, but patients are expert on what care and dignity feels like when receiving that treatment.
Date:
07/04/2014

Taxing times for the NHS

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On his first day as Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens stated that the National Health Service was facing its biggest challenge to date because of the most sustained 'budget crunch in its 66-year history'. He argued it was time to 'chart a new course' in order to face the really big challenges – dementia, obesity, inequalities, mental health and wellbeing, personalisation, prevention and empowerment. Only by 'radically transforming services' would the NHS continue to thrive.
Date:
07/04/2014

Challenges for Simon Stevens

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As Simon Stevens starts work as the new Chief Executive of the NHS, the Health Services Management Centre asked people from the health policy community and beyond for a brief summary of his key challenges.
Date:
01/04/2014

What can the UK teach Canada about private health care?

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Established shortly after the NHS, Canadian Medicare has been evolving since the 1950's, with its current principles and structure lain in place by the Canada Health Act of 1984.
Date:
27/03/2014
 

 

NEW - HSMC Viewpoint |

Welcome to the new-look Health Services Management Centre Viewpoint for all the latest comment and opinion.

Registration is now open for the EHMA Conference on 'Leadership in healthcare: from bedside to board', 24-26 June 2014

NHS LeadershipAcademy programmes |

Find out more about the NHS Leadership Academy Programmes, the first in a new set of national NHS professional development programmes.

HSMC Newsletter Volume 20 No 1, April 2014

 

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