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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

Anita Charlesworth appointed as Honorary Professor in the College of Social Sciences, University of Birmingham

Description
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) at the University of Birmingham and the Health Foundation are delighted to announce that Anita Charlesworth CBE, Director of Research and Economics at the Health Foundation, has been appointed to the title of Honorary Professor in the College of Social Sciences at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Monday 17th July 2017
Categories:
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

The University of Birmingham and Alliance Manchester Business School award 1000th MSc in Healthcare Leadership on behalf of NHS Leadership Academy

Description
The University of Birmingham and Alliance Manchester Business School are celebrating with the NHS Leadership Academy as the 1,000th Masters in Healthcare Leadership is awarded on its flagship Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (EGA) programme.
Date:
Monday 10th July 2017
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

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
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