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Healthcare service decommissioning in conflict due to lack of 'blueprint' on best practice - study

Description
Healthcare professionals have little structure or set policy in place to help with decision making and implementation when decommissioning and replacing healthcare services, a study has found.
Date:
Wednesday 19th July 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New project to critically appraise primary care innovation programme in Wales

Description
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) has been commissioned to complete a critical appraisal of a health care programme which aims to share innovation around primary care services such as those offered by GPs, thereby reducing hospital admissions and pressure on A&E departments.
Date:
Friday 14th July 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Admission impossible? Understanding and reducing the emergency admissions of older people

Description
Professor Jon Glasby writes for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) blog about the 'Who Knows Best' project, which explores older people's contribution to understanding and preventing avoidable hospital admissions.
Date:
Wednesday 5th July 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The University of Birmingham part of new research network to identify solutions to UK social care crisis

Description
A new research project including researchers from the School of Social Policy here at the University of Birmingham will examine potential sustainable solutions to the ongoing crisis within the UK's social care system.
Date:
Friday 30th June 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Leading with Compassion scheme wins prestigious award

Description
The team at North Staffordshire NHS have been awarded a highly prestigious award from the Healthcare People Management Association for their Leading with Compassion Recognition scheme, implemented in several NHS trusts across the West Midlands.
Date:
Wednesday 28th June 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Health Services Management Centre key partner in new research into mental health care provision

Description
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) at the University of Birmingham will join the University of York and University of Sheffield in a research project to look at mental health care provision, funded by the Health Foundation.
Date:
Monday 19th June 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Visit the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) stand at the NHS Confederation 2017

Description
The HSMC will have a stand at the NHS Confederation from Wednesday 14th to Thursday 15th June –please come and meet the HSMC experts and pick up a free HSMC rucksack! We will be located at stand H39 near the main NHS Confederation Stand.
Date:
Monday 12th June 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

European Health Policy Group: Speaking Truth to Populism?

Description
Established over 20 years ago, the European Health Policy Group (EHPG) is a collegial network which aims to stimulate international collaboration and cross-country learning for improving evidence-based health policy.
Date:
Wednesday 7th June 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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