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University of Birmingham appointed to deliver major public health national leadership programme

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The University of Birmingham's Health Services Management Centre (HSMC), the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) and the Medical School Public Health faculty are delighted to announce that they will be delivering the new Aspiring Public Health Leaders' programme from 2017, in partnership with Public Health England.
Date:
Monday 24th April 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University of Cambridge awarded £40m to create world-leading health care improvement research institute

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The Health Foundation, an independent charity, has today announced the University of Cambridge has been chosen to establish and run a new improvement research institute, the first of its kind in Europe.
Date:
Wednesday 29th March 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

National evaluation of the Building the Right Support programme

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The Health Service Management Centre (HSMC) will be undertaking a national evaluation of NHS England's Building the Right Support programme, which aims to develop support services in the community for people with a learning disability and/or autism.
Date:
Monday 27th March 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New study to investigate efficiency, cost and quality of mental healthcare provision

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A new study will explore the efficiency, cost and quality of current provision across all mental health trusts in England and investigate how organisational changes can be made to drive efficiency improvements.
Date:
Friday 24th March 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Do you have experience in health and care services improvement? Join the Q network

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A community dedicated to connecting people who have health and care improvement expertise are now recruiting new members across the West Midlands.
Date:
Monday 20th March 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Launch of Special Australasian Edition of Journal of Integrated Care

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Dr Robin Miller from the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham will be delivering a keynote address around international perspectives on integrated care to mark the formal launch of the Journal of Integrated Care's special issue on Integrated Care in Australasia.
Date:
Wednesday 15th February 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Poor mental health in the West Midlands region costs more than £3000 per person, study finds

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A new study has estimated the financial impact of poor mental health on the West Midlands region to be over £12 billion per year, including nearly £2 billion a year as a direct cost to the NHS – equivalent to more than £3000 for every person living in the area.
Date:
Tuesday 31st January 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Is the crisis in the NHS as bad as the Red Cross says it is?

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The Conversation website has just published a piece by HSMC Director, Judith Smith, together with Andy Street (or York University) and Paula Lorgelly (of the Office of Health Economics) about the current NHS pressures and funding.
Date:
Monday 16th January 2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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