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The essence of community hospitals

The essence of community hospitals
Description
The statement from Simon Stevens about the role of small hospitals in the NHS is welcome, and unexpected. Those communities who are actively campaigning to keep their valued local hospitals are stopped in their tracks. Can this be right – does the NHS have room now for community hospitals as part of its infrastructure? A clear message from the CEO of the NHS would suggest so.
Date:
Thursday 10th July 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

World Refugee Day

Description
Friday 20 June was World Refugee Day, ''a time to commemorate the strength and resilience of the millions of people around the world who are forced to flee their homes due to war and human rights abuses''
Date:
Monday 30th June 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Public Services Social Value Act: The gap between policy and practice

Public Services Social Value Act: The gap between policy and practice
Description
In January 2013, assessments of the social value of public services became officially enforced via the Public Services (Social Value) Act (2012). For the first time, public sector commissioners are legally required to consider the wider social, economic and environmental benefits of services in the procurement process.
Date:
Monday 30th June 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

One Million Unsung Heroes: Secret Change Leaders of the NHS

One Million Unsung Heroes: Secret Change Leaders of the NHS
Description
At the NHS Confederation earlier this month, undoubtedly there were some elite speakers: Andy Burnham, Jeremy Hunt, Norman Lamb, Simon Stevens. They had some 'big ticket' agendas including co-commissioning, integration, place, patient voice, big data and finance all aimed at doing more for less to a higher standard.
Date:
Wednesday 18th June 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Men, masculinity and mental health: Changing the discourse

Description
In Men's Health Week (June 9th- 15th) the Men's Health Forum are spearheading the campaign to improve men's wellbeing with a focus on work, stress and unemployment including interventions within the workplace.
Date:
Wednesday 11th June 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The revolving door turns once more

The revolving door turns once more
Description
In our latest Viewpoint Piece HSMC's Mark Exworthy looks at the debate surrounding national and local approaches to running the English health system.
Date:
Monday 9th June 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Tough choices and new opportunities in a cold fiscal climate

Tough choices and new opportunities in a cold fiscal climate
Description
To coincide with the publication of the latest HSMC newsletter the editors Iestyn Williams and Jenny Harlock reflect on how the NHS is coping with the challenges brought by austerity.
Date:
Monday 19th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Two cents worth?

Two cents worth?
Description
Fate over the last month has transpired to bring into sharper relief the issue of how the NHS (in England) has become more exposed to and influenced by international trends in health policy and management.
Date:
Monday 19th May 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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