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Getting Hospital Boards on Board with Patient Safety

Description
Recent high-profile reports and inquiries into serious failings in care raise concerns over the ability of trust boards to discharge these duties effectively. Against this background, a new report provides empirical evidence on the associations between board governance, patient safety processes and patient-centred outcomes.
Date:
Wednesday 20th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Overhauling the NHS Complaints System - Reducing Complexity to Improve Patient Experience and Safety

Description
Senior Fellow and HSMC's Director of Policy, Hilary Brown is chairing a symposium which will provide healthcare professionals and patient representatives the opportunity to examine the current complaints system and discuss ways it can be improved in order to enhance both service delivery and the quality of care.
Date:
Tuesday 19th April 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Social Policy gives keynote address at NIHR School of Social Care Research Annual Conference

Description
Birmingham's School of Social Policy gave the closing keynote address to this year's NIHR School of Social Care Research annual conference.
Date:
Wednesday 13th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What was the impact of the Coalition Government on social policy outcomes and welfare governance?

Description
Professor Martin Powell is due to speak at an event entitled 'What was the impact of the Coalition government on social policy outcomes and welfare governance?' at the London School of Economics on 27 April.
Date:
Wednesday 13th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The curious incident of the Chief Executives in the night time

Description
With the launch last week of NHS Improvement – the new regulator of healthcare providers - my thoughts have turned to regulation and inspection in terms of the value they add to a system.
Date:
Monday 4th April 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Coalition Government and Social Policy

Description
A new book analysing UK social policy, is being launched at an event at the LSE in April.
Date:
Wednesday 23rd March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Health and social care integration: The Emperor's new clothes

Description
HSMC's Robin Miller will be delivering a social work seminar on health and social care integration.
Date:
Tuesday 22nd March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Judith Smith comments on the Budget 2016 and NHS funding

Description
HSMC's Judith Smith comments on what she thinks could be on the governments agenda during this year's budget announcement regarding NHS funding.
Date:
Wednesday 16th March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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