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Community based approaches to social care prevention in a time of austerity

Description
A new report "Inside out and upside down: Community based approaches to social care prevention in a time of austerity" showcases six councils that have developed their approaches to asset based community development in a climate of austerity.
Date:
Thursday 2nd April 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How do you sleep at night? The anxieties of Doctors

Description
Hilary Brown writes about the book she has just finished reading Henry Marsh's book – Do No Harm- a memoir of the eminent neurosurgeon's practice over many years.
Date:
Wednesday 1st April 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Choice and competition is the 'least worst' way of reforming public services

Description
As part of the 2015 International Research Society for Public Management conference, Birmingham's School of Social Policy hosted a debate on the future of public services with Sir Julian Le Grand, former health advisor to Tony Blair
Date:
Tuesday 31st March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Communities as change agents

Description
The University of Birmingham played host to the International Research Society of Public Management this week.
Date:
Tuesday 31st March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Sustaining the social and intellectual capital for mental health transformation

Description
Karen Newbigging reports on her amazing week, a fortnight ago, energised by the compassion, commitment and tangible developments for improving our approach to mental health.
Date:
Tuesday 24th March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Individual Service Funds

Description
HSMC hosts a successful national event exploring the potential of Individual Service Funds in health and social care.
Date:
Tuesday 24th March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Launch of resources to support the right to be heard for people detained under the Mental Health Act

Description
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), together with the University of Central Lancashire and support from Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) , have launched a suite of resources to ensure that people detained under the Mental Health Act have access to Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) services.
Date:
Monday 23rd March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Unloved and sidelined: Why are social sciences neglected by politicians?

Description
Jon Glasby contributes to recent Guardian article profiling the social sciences and how they could be affected by a change of government and policy priorities.
Date:
Thursday 12th March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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HSMC Newsletter December 2014