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Measuring quality in community nursing

Description
HSMC's Yvonne Sawbridge has been appointed as a member of the advisory committee for an NIHR funded project 'Measuring quality in community nursing: a mixed methods study (QuICN)' – led by Sue Horrocks and Katherine Pollard at the University of West England.
Date:
Tuesday 27th September 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

National evaluation of Integrated Care Pioneers

Description
Professor Judith Smith and Dr Robin Miller from HSMC led a workshop last week for the Integrated Care Pioneers.
Date:
Wednesday 21st September 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Primary Care in Europe

Description
Dr Robin Miller to attend the annual European Forum for primary care in Riga, Latvia
Date:
Tuesday 6th September 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Uneasy but Vital: Partnership between general practice and adult social work

Description
Dr Robin Miller, has produced a podcast with Ockham Healthcare reflecting on the relationship between general practice and adult social work.
Date:
Tuesday 6th September 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Preparing for the Impact of Brexit on the NHS: Challenges in Funding, Recruitment and Research

Description
HSMC's Professor Mark Exworthy is speaking at an event organised by the Public Policy Exchange.
Date:
Thursday 4th August 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Professor Judith Smith visits Australia to share her knowledge and experience of models of primary care delivery

Description
HSMC's Professor Judith Smith is visiting Australia for a week to share her knowledge and experience of models of primary care delivery with academic and professional colleagues in the country.
Date:
Monday 1st August 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Addressing delays in discharge – a case of integrated care in action?

Description
A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) published earlier this year estimated that delays in discharging medically fit patients from hospital were costing £820m a year. In spite of many organisations across the country introducing various measures to reduce delays in discharges, the NAO reports that the number of delays has risen by a third in the past two years equating to more than 1.1 million days.
Date:
Friday 29th July 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What clinicians need to know about cancer survivors' approaches to self-management

Description
With more people surviving cancer than ever before we need to focus on how to support cancer survivors to live well post-cancer. For some cancer survivors, the chronic nature of some of the side-effects from cancer and its treatment can be debilitating and exhausting, resulting in assaults to their physical, psychological and emotional health and wellbeing.
Date:
Monday 25th July 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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