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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

Norwegian research into co-ordinated care

Description
Professor Russell Mannion is a co-investigator on a major new research project in Norway funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
Date:
Monday 23rd May 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

International Conference on Integrated Care

Description
Dr Robin Miller, Senior Fellow and Director of Evaluation at HSMC, will be participating in the International Conference of Integrated Care in Barcelona on the 23rd to 25th May 2016.
Date:
Monday 23rd May 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Mental Health Awareness Week

Description
Paul Burstow, recently appointed Professor of Mental Health Policy for the School of Social Policy has written a Viewpoint piece to publicise Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 16th -22nd May and focuses on the themes of relationships.
Date:
Monday 16th May 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The importance of relationships: Winning the battle against stigma, savings lives, changing minds

Description
Good relationships are essential to good mental health. Strong and supportive relationships can help to protect people's health against the damage that the social determinates of ill health – poverty and social disadvantage – can inflict.
Date:
Monday 16th May 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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