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Beyond Boundaries – the health service needs excellent clinical and managerial leaders to deliver the vision for the future

Description
What kind of leadership will be required to deliver NHS England's vision for the future of the NHS – the Five Year Forward View, and how is the University of Birmingham supporting this endeavour?
Date:
Tuesday 4th August 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Patients as 'active agents of change' - a societal challenge

Description
There's been a lot of hand-wringing and soul searching about the state of the NHS and how it can best respond to the challenges ahead; and the contribution of the service user, or citizen, in meeting those challenges is gaining more attention.
Date:
Tuesday 28th July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Seven day working in the NHS

Description
The Secretary of State for Health has caused quite a stir. Jeremy Hunt's speech last Thursday has created waves of reaction (and not just from the medical profession).
Date:
Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hospital Boards & Patient Safety: HSMC research calls for new perspectives

Description
A recent article by Ross Millar, Tim Freeman, and Russell Mannion looks to offer a critical reflection on the current relationship between hospital boards and patient safety.
Date:
Thursday 16th July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social care needs strong leaders, but where will they come from?

Description
At a roundtable event, organised by the Guardian and sponsored by workforce development organisation Skills for Care, social care professionals discussed how best to secure the strong leadership social care will require as it faces these challenges.
Date:
Wednesday 15th July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

If devolution is the answer, what is the question?

Description
Health policy is notoriously prone to fads and fashions.
Date:
Wednesday 15th July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Change management in social care

Description
Over the last few months we have been working with the Social Care Institute of Excellence to develop an on-line resource for social care managers regarding change.
Date:
Monday 6th July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Whistleblowing in health care organisations

Description
Professor Russell Mannion (HSMC) and Professor Huw Davies (University of St Andrews) have published an editorial in the International Journal of Health Policy and Management on approaches to understanding and researching whistleblowing in health care organisations.
Date:
Thursday 2nd July 2015
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