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The essence of community hospitals

Description
The statement from Simon Stevens about the role of small hospitals in the NHS is welcome, and unexpected. Those communities who are actively campaigning to keep their valued local hospitals are stopped in their tracks. Can this be right – does the NHS have room now for community hospitals as part of its infrastructure? A clear message from the CEO of the NHS would suggest so.
Date:
Thursday 10th July 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Peking University collaboration

Description
A delegation from HSMC was in Beijing last week to meet with representatives from the Health Science Centre at Peking University to share experiences of health care reform.
Date:
Monday 7th July 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

We want to hear from you!

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We want to ensure you and your colleagues are able to make use of our ideas and engage with us in a way that's convenient, accessible and most importantly useful to you. Complete our online questionnaire and be entered in a prize draw to win £250 for a registered charity of your choice.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

HSMC to support Age UK's Integrated Care Programme

Description
HSMC's Professor Jon Glasby is supporting research being undertaken by Age UK to understand the impact of more person-centred, integrated care on outcomes for older people and for the health and social care system.
Date:
Monday 30th June 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

World Refugee Day

Description
Friday 20 June was World Refugee Day, ''a time to commemorate the strength and resilience of the millions of people around the world who are forced to flee their homes due to war and human rights abuses''
Date:
Monday 30th June 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Public Services Social Value Act: The gap between policy and practice

Description
In January 2013, assessments of the social value of public services became officially enforced via the Public Services (Social Value) Act (2012). For the first time, public sector commissioners are legally required to consider the wider social, economic and environmental benefits of services in the procurement process.
Date:
Monday 30th June 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

One Million Unsung Heroes: Secret Change Leaders of the NHS

Description
At the NHS Confederation earlier this month, undoubtedly there were some elite speakers: Andy Burnham, Jeremy Hunt, Norman Lamb, Simon Stevens. They had some 'big ticket' agendas including co-commissioning, integration, place, patient voice, big data and finance all aimed at doing more for less to a higher standard.
Date:
Wednesday 18th June 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Commissioning of mental health services

Description
The report from the joint TSRC - HSMC research team investigating the commissioning of mental health services has been published this week.
Date:
Thursday 12th June 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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HSMC Newsletter Volume 20 No 1, April 2014