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'Mind the gap': the inaugural lecture of Professor Judith Smith

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On Tuesday 3 May, the University of Birmingham was delighted to welcome some 200 guests to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts for the inaugural lecture of Professor Judith Smith, Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of Health Services Management Centre (HSMC).
Date:
Tuesday 10th May 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Inaugural IFA Copenhagen Summit on Reablement

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Professor Jon Glasby, who is a member of the Frailty Working Group, was part of the group involved in producing an international expert paper on 'reablement and frailty' for the recent IFA Copenhagen Summit on Reablement.
Date:
Wednesday 27th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hospital Management Conference

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HSMC's Professor Russell Mannion has been invited to give the opening plenary address at the Inaugural International Conference on Hospital Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka in November 2016
Date:
Tuesday 26th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Policy and Administration - 50th Anniversary

Description
The oldest British social policy journal, 'Social Policy and Administration', celebrated its 50th anniversary with a day conference at the Health Services Management Centre.
Date:
Monday 25th April 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Getting Hospital Boards on Board with Patient Safety

Description
Recent high-profile reports and inquiries into serious failings in care raise concerns over the ability of trust boards to discharge these duties effectively. Against this background, a new report provides empirical evidence on the associations between board governance, patient safety processes and patient-centred outcomes.
Date:
Wednesday 20th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Overhauling the NHS Complaints System - Reducing Complexity to Improve Patient Experience and Safety

Description
Senior Fellow and HSMC's Director of Policy, Hilary Brown is chairing a symposium which will provide healthcare professionals and patient representatives the opportunity to examine the current complaints system and discuss ways it can be improved in order to enhance both service delivery and the quality of care.
Date:
Tuesday 19th April 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Social Policy gives keynote address at NIHR School of Social Care Research Annual Conference

Description
Birmingham's School of Social Policy gave the closing keynote address to this year's NIHR School of Social Care Research annual conference.
Date:
Wednesday 13th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What was the impact of the Coalition Government on social policy outcomes and welfare governance?

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Professor Martin Powell is due to speak at an event entitled 'What was the impact of the Coalition government on social policy outcomes and welfare governance?' at the London School of Economics on 27 April.
Date:
Wednesday 13th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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