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Who knows best? Older people's contribution to understanding and preventing avoidable hospital admissions

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Faced with an ageing population and a growing number of people with long-term conditions, a common concern for policy makers has been that high levels of emergency hospital admissions concentrate too many resources in expensive, acute care, leaving insufficient funding to invest in community-based alternatives.
Date:
Monday 19th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition

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The Health Services Management Centre are delighted to be attending NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition, 4 - 6 June 2014. This year's conference is being held at the Liverpool ACC and HSMC have a stand (H74) all week in the exhibition hall.
Date:
Thursday 15th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Public service workers will have to become Jacks and Jills of all trades

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An article by HSMC's Catherine Needham entitled 'Public service workers will have to become Jacks and Jills of all trades' was published in 'The Guardian' today, 15 May 2014.
Date:
Thursday 15th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC Professor presents latest research at National Patient Safety Seminar held in London

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Professor Russell Mannion is presenting the emerging findings from a NIHR project he is leading.
Date:
Wednesday 14th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Chronic disease and integrated care

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HSMC's Jon Glasby is the theme lead for chronic disease and integrated care for the West Midlands CLAHRC, a five-year multi-million pound programme funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and matched with funds provided by local health and social services.
Date:
Wednesday 14th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Saving humans: the future of health and social care

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In four new blogs Jon Glasby discusses aspects of the future of health and social care.
Date:
Wednesday 14th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NHS Foundation Trusts: 10 years on

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There are over two million members of NHS Foundation Trusts. They ought to be a bedrock on which a participatory NHS can be built – after all medical professionals are expert on medical treatment, but patients are expert on what care and dignity feels like when receiving that treatment.
Date:
Monday 7th April 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Taxing times for the NHS

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On his first day as Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens stated that the National Health Service was facing its biggest challenge to date because of the most sustained 'budget crunch in its 66-year history'. He argued it was time to 'chart a new course' in order to face the really big challenges – dementia, obesity, inequalities, mental health and wellbeing, personalisation, prevention and empowerment. Only by 'radically transforming services' would the NHS continue to thrive.
Date:
Monday 7th April 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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HSMC Newsletter Volume 20 No 1, April 2014