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[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

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

HSMC's Jon Glasby chairs the latest Distinguished Speakers Lecture

Description
HSMC's Jon Glasby was delighted to chair the latest University Distinguished Leaders lecture. While the media and the public can sometimes look to the commercial sector for examples of good leadership, the University was delighted to welcome Una O'Brien, Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health since 2010.
Date:
Monday 15th December 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Leadership in health and care

Description
HSMC publishes its latest Newsletter on the theme of Leadership in health and care.
Date:
Thursday 4th December 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC in Australia: Setting health priorities

Description
Last week was the biennial meeting of the International Society for Priorities in Health Care, and it took place in the glorious setting of the South Wharf of the Yarra river in sunny Melbourne Australia.
Date:
Wednesday 19th November 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Understanding and improving mental health services for young people

Description
With a number of health and social care communities considering whether to develop their child and adolescent mental health services into a more integrated 0-25 pathway, comparative research at the University of Birmingham is exploring how such issues are approached in England, Wales and Scotland and in three Australian states.
Date:
Monday 10th November 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New set of standards to improve adult social care commissioning

Description
A new set of standards to help local authorities improve the effectiveness and quality of adult social care commissioning has been launched at the National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) Conference in Manchester.
Date:
Monday 10th November 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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HSMC Newsletter December 2014