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Birmingham celebrates HSJ rising star!

Description
Birmingham's Jacob Matthews has been identified as an NHS 'rising star' by the Health Service Journal.
Date:
Wednesday 14th January 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

HSMC celebrates success in latest newsletter

Description
HSMC's latest Newsletter includes a celebration of its involvement in the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme. HSMC celebrates 15 continuous years of involvement in this multiple award-winning scheme.
Date:
Wednesday 7th January 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

[It's not] 'All about money': Attempting to maximise older people's use of personal budgets

Description
Concerns have been raised about the extent to which personal budgets, and particularly direct payments, achieve the same benefits for older people as they have for younger disabled adults and people using mental health services.
Date:
Tuesday 6th January 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham social work student wins Adult Social Worker of the Year Award 2014

Description
Alumna Joanne Lowe has won Adults Social Worker of the Year at the 2014 'Social Worker of the Year Awards'.
Date:
Tuesday 6th January 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

Getting to hospital at a single stroke: Free stroke training for GP receptionists launched

Description
A new, free training initiative launches in the New Year to help GP receptionists recognise the symptoms of stroke and TIA (transient ischaemic attack).
Date:
Monday 22nd December 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

No more hero leaders

Description
Across all public services, including health, the skill sets of leaders in the future need to be different, and the type of leadership approach also needs to change.
Date:
Thursday 18th December 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

West Midlands Aspiring Directors Programme

Description
The first cohort of 40 participants on the West Midlands Aspiring Directors programme finished with some creative presentations depicting what they learned on their journey through this 9 month long programme.
Date:
Wednesday 17th December 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Leadership Development Programme for GPs Mental Health Leads in CCGs

Description
Accredited by the Royal College of Practitioners, this programme targeted at GP Mental Health Commissioning Leads - in the West Midlands, East Midlands and East of England - started in October 2014. Twenty-eight GPs and two commissioning colleagues are currently taking part in the programme, which is being delivered in Cambridge and Birmingham.
Date:
Tuesday 16th December 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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HSMC Newsletter December 2014