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Innovation in primary care

Description
Dr Robin Miller and Yvonne Sawbridge recently ran a workshop on innovation for Dudley GPs Practice managers and nurses.
Date:
Monday 24th October 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Priority setting in tough times

Description
Health is a high priority for the public - this is the case the world over. UK health spending has increased almost every year since the NHS was established and the Government has 'protected' the NHS in recent years - relative to other aspects of public spending
Date:
Monday 10th October 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NIHR Award

Description
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) in partnership with the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), Suresearch and the Open University Business School have won an award from National Institute for Health Research - Health Services and Delivery Research (NIHR HS & DR) to investigate the role of the voluntary sector in mental health crisis care in England.
Date:
Monday 10th October 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Emotional Labour on the agenda at international conference

Description
Senior Fellow Yvonne Sawbridge recently presented her work on emotional labour at the 12th Nursing and Healthcare Conference in Vancouver held on 3-5 October 2016
Date:
Wednesday 5th October 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hard Times for Public Health

Description
Recent years have seen dramatic changes to the structure of our public health system in England, triggered by the 2012 Health and Social Care Act. Last month's Health Select Committee report scrutinises how the changes are working in practice.
Date:
Tuesday 4th October 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Integrated Care: Unlocking the mysteries

Description
Mystery is not a word that we often connect with health and care as these are worlds in which we like to deal with the practical and the real. However it often seems that working out how best to successfully co-ordinate the contribution of different professionals, services and agencies is clouded in uncertainty and doubt.
Date:
Tuesday 4th October 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

MDTs: Learning from research and practice, Free event, Thursday 17 November

Description
HSMC is helping to organise and run a learning event exploring Multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs)
Date:
Tuesday 4th October 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Care closer to home - a fairytale?

Description
As a staff nurse in hospital many years ago, during a particularly trying shift, I heard myself say to a relative who was late "well it isn't actually visiting time - but alright then" and immediately thought, "who do you think you are to stop people visiting their loved ones? - what's the matter with you?"
Date:
Monday 3rd October 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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