ViewPoint@_HSMCentre Back to 'News' It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care DescriptionFor over a decade, England has used social business models in health and social care as an attractive alternative to either state monopolies or privatisation. This includes the organisational models of social enterprise, co-operatives and micro enterprises, which are seen as having a healthy balance of social and business aims.Date:Monday 20th June 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences Foundation Group model – time for a new blueprint? DescriptionSarah Morgan, Programme Director for the Foundation Healthcare Group Vanguard and the Director of Organisational Development for Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust discusses the Foundation Group modelDate:Friday 27th May 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences How does dental care fit into the new models of care? DescriptionDentistry conspicuous by its absence in new health policiesDate:Thursday 26th May 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences No 'I' in 'teams' but it's the start of 'integrate' DescriptionThe importance of teams to the successful delivery of health and care services is now well established. There is an overwhelming evidence base that teams of relevant professionals coming together to achieve a shared goal can lead to genuine improvements in patient care.Date:Tuesday 24th May 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences The importance of relationships: Winning the battle against stigma, savings lives, changing minds DescriptionGood relationships are essential to good mental health. Strong and supportive relationships can help to protect people's health against the damage that the social determinates of ill health – poverty and social disadvantage – can inflict.Date:Monday 16th May 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences Getting Hospital Boards on Board with Patient Safety DescriptionRecent high-profile reports and inquiries into serious failings in care raise concerns over the ability of trust boards to discharge these duties effectively. Against this background, a new report provides empirical evidence on the associations between board governance, patient safety processes and patient-centred outcomes.Date:Wednesday 20th April 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences The curious incident of the Chief Executives in the night time DescriptionWith the launch last week of NHS Improvement – the new regulator of healthcare providers - my thoughts have turned to regulation and inspection in terms of the value they add to a system.Date:Monday 4th April 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences A new fast-track discharge fund: The solution to delayed discharge? DescriptionResPublica launched Care After Cure: Creating a Fast Track Pathway from Hospitals to Homes on 1 March. In the report they outline the increasing strain the NHS is under, particularly its acute hospitals.Date:Tuesday 15th March 2016Categories: Research, Social Sciences Displaying 17 to 24 of 111 Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … Next HSMC News Tweets by @_HSMCentre Browser does not support script.