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HSMC recently published books

Description
HSMC staff have been busy writing over the past year and the fruits of their labour are seen in the recent publication of a raft of new books which cover a broad range of topics and which reflect our academics' different knowledge, interests and experience.
Date:
Monday 4th July 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Weak Ties, Spanners and Babel Fish: The essential ingredients of system leadership

Description
How many ties, spanners and babel fish does it take to change a system? No. it's not a joke but a real question, about how we develop system leadership.
Date:
Monday 4th July 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Making change happen for mental health

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Mental health continues to be in the headlines. To support the agenda for better mental health, HSMC in partnership with the Centre for Mental Health and NHS Benchmarking have been running a series of masterclasses for mental health commissioners and their partners.
Date:
Tuesday 21st June 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care

Description
For over a decade, England has used social business models in health and social care as an attractive alternative to either state monopolies or privatisation. This includes the organisational models of social enterprise, co-operatives and micro enterprises, which are seen as having a healthy balance of social and business aims.
Date:
Monday 20th June 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New integrated care resources

Description
In response to the current policy emphasis on delivering more integrated health and social care, the University's School of Social Policy has published five new practical guides to joint working as part of the Policy Press 'Better Partnership Working' series.
Date:
Wednesday 8th June 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Foundation Group model – time for a new blueprint?

Description
Sarah Morgan, Programme Director for the Foundation Healthcare Group Vanguard and the Director of Organisational Development for Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust discusses the Foundation Group model
Date:
Friday 27th May 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How does dental care fit into the new models of care?

Description
Dentistry conspicuous by its absence in new health policies
Date:
Thursday 26th May 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

No 'I' in 'teams' but it's the start of 'integrate'

Description
The importance of teams to the successful delivery of health and care services is now well established. There is an overwhelming evidence base that teams of relevant professionals coming together to achieve a shared goal can lead to genuine improvements in patient care.
Date:
Tuesday 24th May 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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