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Commissioning for healthy ageing

Description
The Birmingham Policy Commissions are providing a way for the University's academics to link with leading figures in the public, private and third sectors in a bid to 'generate new thinking' on key contemporary policy issues.
Date:
Wednesday 19th February 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Is integration or fragmentation the starting point to improve prevention?

Description
HSMC's policy paper 17 is based on a discussion paper which was commissioned by the Institute for Social Change at Manchester University as part of a series of Knowledge Exchange Trials workshops which brought together academics, policy makers and programme stakeholders to facilitate exchange of ideas, expertise and research.
Date:
Tuesday 18th February 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Developing and supporting the role of nurse board members in CCGs

Description
Yvonne Sawbridge, HSMC Senior Fellow, is due to lead a session on the skills and competences and role of Nurses in Clinical Commissioning Groups at an event entitled "Developing and supporting the role of nurse board members", chaired by Stacey McCann, Commissioning Lead - Nursing, NHS England.
Date:
Tuesday 18th February 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Integrated Healthcare - Interactive academic engagement with policy stakeholders: Knowledge Exchange Trials

Description
HSMC is hosting a knowledge transfer event with policy makers from the Department of Health. This workshop aims to raise awareness of the policy-making process, how research can influence policies and how academics can engage and collaborate with the 'user community' in policy and program development and implementation, for demonstrable impact.
Date:
Thursday 13th February 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

HSMC Director Jon Glasby to chair the National Housing Federations Care Bill Conference: Simple steps to system change?

Description
Jon Glasby is to chair the National Housing Federation's Care Bill Conference which will provide the latest learning, expert advice and focused debate on the extent to which the Care Bill will give us the framework needed to make person-centred integrated care a reality.
Date:
Thursday 13th February 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'The earlier the better campaign' - mixed messages from the NHS?

Description
We are now into the fourth week of the NHS England campaign – 'the earlier the better' designed to encourage the over 60s to seek help early over the winter period in order to tackle the rising number of older and frail people who are admitted to hospital because of respiratory or other chronic conditions.
Date:
Wednesday 12th February 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Commissioning for mental wellbeing seminar

Description
You are invited to a seminar on Wednesday 19 March 2014. Drawing on work undertaken by Professor Chris Heginbotham and Dr Karen Newbigging, the seminar provides an opportunity for commissioners and their partners to identify what they can do to translate current aspirations of public mental health into tangible commissioning strategies.
Date:
Monday 10th February 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

World Cancer Day: Waking up to reality

Description
We have become much better at raising awareness, diagnosing and treating cancer and survival has doubled in the last 40 years - all news worth celebrating. But have we become better at helping people through their illness as they deal with the fear, the uncertainty, the pain, the anxiety and the loneliness, not to mention the confusion of treatment options and procedures and the exhaustion of navigating the system?
Date:
Tuesday 4th February 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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HSMC Newsletter Volume 20 No 1, April 2014