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If devolution is the answer, what is the question?

Description
Health policy is notoriously prone to fads and fashions.
Date:
Wednesday 15th July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Change management in social care

Description
Over the last few months we have been working with the Social Care Institute of Excellence to develop an on-line resource for social care managers regarding change.
Date:
Monday 6th July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Phronesis and the Medical Community

Description
Dr Mervyn Conroy discusses the Phronesis and the Medical Community project which will explore the ethical dimension of good decision making in the context of medical leadership in order to improve patient care and experience.
Date:
Thursday 2nd July 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Lord Carter's Report on NHS procurement: it's déjà vu all over again…

Description
A viewpoint by Dr Joe Sanderson, Head of the Department of Procurement and Operations Management, Birmingham Business School
Date:
Wednesday 24th June 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Russell Mannion is presenting a keynote presentation on Hospital Board Governance of Patient Safety at an international health conference

Description
Professor Russell Mannion is a keynote speaker at an international conference hosted by St Hugh's College, Oxford
Date:
Monday 22nd June 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Micro-enterprise: small enough to care?

Description
The study found that micro-enterprises can deliver more personalised, innovative and valued support for a similar or lower cost than larger providers. These benefits seem to be based on the micro-enterprises having greater continuity of staff, greater staff autonomy and greater accessibility of managers compared to larger organisations.
Date:
Monday 22nd June 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Non-NHS income: another example of privatisation or a financial lifeline?

Description
Although there was some debate about NHS privatisation in the recent general election campaign, it was perhaps surprising that more prominence was given to one of the key aspects of the controversial 2012 Health and Social Act.
Date:
Tuesday 16th June 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Holding on while letting go: The toughest challenge of all

Description
Simon Stevens left the NHS Confederation audience in no doubt. The deal is sealed with the Government about an additional £8bn for the NHS by 2020.
Date:
Monday 8th June 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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