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What is the crisis in mental health?

What is the crisis in mental health?
Description
Mental health has increasingly been in the news in recent months. This week we hear that Head Teachers are calling 999 to get access to help for pupils experiencing mental distress because of the lack of adequate provision of child and adolescent mental health services.
Date:
Wednesday 11th November 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Junior Doctor Contracts: The medical profession's fight or flight response

Description
Written by Rakesh Mistry, Final year medical student at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 30th October 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Making research matter: the challenge of impact

Making research matter: the challenge of impact
Description
Written by Professor Judith Smith Director, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 23rd October 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Budget pressures and the role of priority setting in the contemporary NHS

Budget pressures and the role of priority setting in the contemporary NHS
Description
Financial pressures loomed large in the discussions this week as Simon Stevens addressed an audience at the University of Birmingham Distinguished Lecture series.
Date:
Wednesday 21st October 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

World Mental Health Day 2015: Are we serious about dignity in mental health?

World Mental Health Day 2015: Are we serious about dignity in mental health?
Description
Karen Newbigging, reflects on this year's World Mental Health Day's focus on dignity
Date:
Thursday 15th October 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Revolution by stealth: The regionalisation of the NHS

Revolution by stealth: The regionalisation of the NHS
Description
If there is one thing the NHS needs like a hole in the head it's another organisational restructuring.
Date:
Wednesday 30th September 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'Under pressure': The challenges facing NHS endoscopy services in England

'Under pressure': The challenges facing NHS endoscopy services in England
Description
The Government has begun to respond to the Independent Cancer Taskforce's new Five Year Cancer Strategy – Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020.
Date:
Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Personal health budgets are nothing more than sensible delegation

Personal health budgets are nothing more than sensible delegation
Description
With the NHS facing significant financial and service pressures, and with an extremely difficult winter looming, it seems a shame that the GP magazine, Pulse, has chosen to focus its recent concerns on the advent of personal health budgets.
Date:
Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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