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 16 January 2017

Is the crisis in the NHS as bad as the Red Cross says it is?

The Conversation website has just published a piece by HSMC Director, Judith Smith, together with Andy Street (or York University) and Paula Lorgelly (of the Office of Health Economics) about the current NHS pressures and funding.

Posted 14 December 2016

How can we fund social care now and in the future?

Professor Jon Glasby has recently published an article in the British Medical Journal entitled 'After "the end of local government as we know it," what next for social care?'

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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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