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How can we fund social care now and in the future?

Description
Professor Jon Glasby has recently published an article in the British Medical Journal entitled 'After "the end of local government as we know it," what next for social care?'
Date:
Wednesday 14th December 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Who knows best? Older people's experience of emergency hospital admission

Description
Whenever there is significant pressure in acute care, a common response is for us to question whether all the people (often frail older people) who are currently in hospital really need to be there in the first place – or whether they could have been cared for in alternative settings had such services been available at the point of admission.
Date:
Monday 12th December 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Beyond Buurtzorg: What else can we learn from the Dutch about long-term care for the elderly?

Description
The Buurtzorg model of home care appears to be the innovation of the moment in community health and social care. Self-managing teams of nurses provide high quality care to over 10,000 people in the Netherlands.
Date:
Tuesday 29th November 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Mental health commissioning in Australia

Description
Dr Robin Miller from HSMC has been appointed a Senior Associate of the International Foundation for Integrated Care.
Date:
Tuesday 29th November 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Multi-disciplinary team learning event

Description
HSMC ran a successful event on multi-disciplinary teams (mdts) in Birmingham on Thursday 17th November. Chaired by Dr Robin Miller and in partnership with the Strategy Unit and ICF International the event was attended by over 70 practitioners, managers and researchers with an interest collaborative working.
Date:
Tuesday 29th November 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Improved Access to Primary Care

Description
A multi-university evaluation team led by Warwick University has published its final report regarding a major programme in Coventry to increase access to primary care services
Date:
Wednesday 16th November 2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

The future of long term elderly care in England and the Netherlands

Description
HSMC's Catherine Needham and Judith Smith will be UK delegates at the British Council UK-Netherlands symposium on older people's care in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Date:
Monday 14th November 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Roundtable event: Gender and mental health

Description
The National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI) is holding a roundtable event on the need for gender sensitive mental health services in Dublin on 16 November.
Date:
Monday 14th November 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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