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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

A new fast-track discharge fund: The solution to delayed discharge?

Description
ResPublica launched Care After Cure: Creating a Fast Track Pathway from Hospitals to Homes on 1 March. In the report they outline the increasing strain the NHS is under, particularly its acute hospitals.
Date:
Tuesday 15th March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

International Summer School Integrated Care (ISSIC)

Description
Robin Miller, Senior Fellow, is a member of the faculty which will deliver 'The International Summer School Integrated Care©' in June 2016.
Date:
Thursday 10th March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What about us - reversing the trend of the chronically under-researched role of the GP receptionist

Description
Imagine we're playing a game of word association and I said the words GP receptionist – what words would spring into mind - and I want you to be honest! …Dragon behind the desk? Caring? Unhelpful? Contentious? Unfriendly? Trustworthy? Obstructive? Helpful? Jobsworth? Hardworking?
Date:
Tuesday 8th March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

School contributes to Radio 4 debates on personal health budgets for maternity services

Description
Jon Glasby was one of the panel members on a phone-in for Radio 4's Moneybox programme exploring proposals to pilot personal health budgets in maternity services.
Date:
Monday 7th March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Room for one more? Understanding the emergency hospital admission of older people

Description
The NHS faces unprecedented challenges, and the capacity and funding concerns faced by acute care in particular are constantly in the news. At the front-line, the pressures are intense. Faced with growing need and demand on the one hand, and sustained funding problems on the other, the longstanding issue of how best to make use of scarce, expensive resources like acute hospital beds remains as crucial as ever.
Date:
Tuesday 16th February 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Responding to the Carter Review: The Devil will be in the implementation

Description
Reaction to the Carter Review of hospital productivity has been somewhat guarded. Jennifer Dixon from the Health Foundation describes the report's recommendations as 'a positive step' which nevertheless represents merely the 'tip of the iceberg'.
Date:
Monday 15th February 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Potential role of social enterprise within health and social care

Description
HSMC have been working with the Public Policy Institute for Wales to consider the potential role of social enterprise within health and social care.
Date:
Tuesday 9th February 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences
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