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What can the UK teach Canada about private health care?

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Established shortly after the NHS, Canadian Medicare has been evolving since the 1950's, with its current principles and structure lain in place by the Canada Health Act of 1984.
Date:
Thursday 27th March 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why are we only visible on St Patrick's Day?

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St Patricks Day is celebrated by Irish and non-Irish communities across Britain with a confidence and inclusiveness that was unimaginable decades ago.
Date:
Monday 17th March 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hospital Car Park Rage – a symptom of disempowerment disease?

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A recent conversation with senior clinical commissioners and providers sparked a debate about the perennial patient complaint of car parking at NHS sites.
Date:
Friday 14th March 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Are expectations for integrating health and social care unrealistic?

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An article by HSMC's Robin Miller entitled 'Are expectations for integrating health and social care unrealistic?' was recently published in 'The Guardian'.
Date:
Thursday 13th March 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Building better partnerships between academia and the NHS

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham hope the findings of a newly published study will help academics and health care professionals work more closely together in the future.
Date:
Wednesday 12th March 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Keeping the right side of Mill

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Questions of smoking regulations are currently in the news offering an opportunity to revisit Mill's famous dictum which, to paraphrase, allows restrictions on personal liberty only in order to prevent harm to others.
Date:
Wednesday 12th March 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Building Better Health - Why Society Needs Joint Working Between Health, Housing and Social Care

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HSMC's Jon Glasby and Robin Miller explore the relationship between health, housing and social care in this special edition of Journal of Integrated Care.
Date:
Tuesday 11th March 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Care.data: A missed opportunity

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In all the many important discussions about data security in the context of the Care.data project, other concerns, such as the marketisation of the research agenda and the resulting influence over which public health issues are highlighted, are often ignored. Outside the NHS, care.data will also be made available to think tanks, universities, charities, and private companies, as if they were all equivalent entities with equivalent motivations.
Date:
Monday 10th March 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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HSMC Newsletter Volume 20 No 1, April 2014