ViewPoint@_HSMCentre Back to 'News' Care closer to home - a fairytale? DescriptionAs a staff nurse in hospital many years ago, during a particularly trying shift, I heard myself say to a relative who was late "well it isn't actually visiting time - but alright then" and immediately thought, "who do you think you are to stop people visiting their loved ones? - what's the matter with you?"Date:Monday 3rd October 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences Priorities 2016 summary DescriptionBy Paul Mark Mitchell, Health Economist at the University Of Bristol. This was my first experience of the biennial conference organised by the International Society on Priorities in Health Care.Date:Thursday 29th September 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences Addressing delays in discharge – a case of integrated care in action? DescriptionA 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 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences What clinicians need to know about cancer survivors' approaches to self-management DescriptionWith 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 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences Junior doctor contract dispute: nearing the end? DescriptionProfessor Mark Exworthy from the Health Services Management Centre, considers prospects for cordial relations between doctors and the government.Date:Thursday 21st July 2016Categories: Social Sciences Aftershocks: Brexit, partnership and health DescriptionAs a Director working in Europe but no longer living in it, my first experience of post-Brexit life was to meet a few shell shocked colleagues on the 6.50am train out of St Pancras and to be greeted with condolences at my first meetings in Brussels.Date:Monday 18th July 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences Weak Ties, Spanners and Babel Fish: The essential ingredients of system leadership DescriptionHow many ties, spanners and babel fish does it take to change a system? No. it's not a joke but a real question, about how we develop system leadership.Date:Monday 4th July 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences The NHS and Brexit DescriptionWritten by by Professor Mark Exworthy, Health Services Management Centre. "The scale of re-couped EU membership costs is relatively marginal in the overall NHS finances."Date:Tuesday 21st June 2016 Displaying 9 to 16 of 111 Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … Next HSMC News Tweets by @_HSMCentre Browser does not support script.