The Health Services Management Centre produces a range of reports, articles and books to disseminate its work. HSMC also produces regular Newsletters and Policy Papers. Several HSMC staff are also members of editorial boards for Academic Journals.
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Listed below are all publications written or contributed to by HSMC staff for the last three years. All other publications are listed in our Publications archive. For a complete list of staff publications, see our academic staff profiles.
Allen, K., Glasby, J & Rodrigues, R. (2013) ‘Joint Working Between Health and Social Care’ in Long-Term Care in Europe Improving Policy and Practice. Palgrave Macmillan. Editors: Leichsenring, K., Billings, J. & Nies, H.
Chambers, N., Mannion, R. and Harvey, G. (in press) Towards a framework for enhancing the performance of NHS boards: a synthesis of the evidence about board governance, board effectiveness and board development. London: National Institute for Health Research.
Daniels, T., Williams, I., Robinson, S. (2013) Tackling Disinvestment in Health Care Services: the views of resource allocators in the English NHS, Journal of Health Organisation and Management, 27 (6): 762 – 780. DOI 10.1108/JHOM-11-2012-0225
Davies, H.T.O. & Mannion, R. Will prescriptions for cultural change improve the NHS? British Medical Journal, 2013: 346: f1305
Dickinson, H., Glasby, J. and Nicholds, A. (2013) Making sense of joint commissioning: three discourses of prevention, empowerment and efficiency, BMC Health Research, 13 (Suppl 1): S6 (advance online publication).
Dickinson, H, Jeffares, S, Nicholds, A and Glasby, J (2013), Beyond the Berlin Wall? Investigating joint commissioning and its various meanings using a Q methodology approach. Public Management Review. (In Press).
Glasby, J. (2013) There’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution to health and social care integration, The Guardian, 28 October. Available online at http://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/2013/oct/28/solution-health-social-care-integration
Glasby, J. and Dickinson, H. (2013) A-Z of inter-agency working. Basingstoke, Palgrave-Macmillan
Glasby, J. (2013) Leading the way to a different mindset, Public Servant, 23 May
Hewison A, Gale NK, Yeats R, Shapiro J (2013) ‘An evaluation of staff engagement programmes in four National Health Service Acute Trusts’. Journal of Health Organisation and Management, Vol. 27 (1): 85 – 105
Miller, R., Allen, K., Mangan, C. And Glasby, J. (2013) Singing from the same hymn sheet? Commissioning of preventative services from the third sector, Journal of Integrated Care, 21 (5), 288 – 299. DOI: 10.1108/JICA-07-2013-0026
Sawbridge Y and Hewison A (2013) Thinking about the emotional labour of nursing-supporting nurses to care. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 27 (1), 127 – 133.
Sawbridge, Y. (2013) Ask not what your country can do for you. Health Service Journal. (Accessed 28 October 2013)
Ward, C., Mangan, C. & Miller, R. (2013) Health & Wellbeing Boards: Orchestrating the possible for integrated care. Office for Public Management
Williams, I. Bovaird, T., Brown H., Allen, K., Dickinson, H., Kennedy, J., Glasby, J. (2013) Designing whole-systems commissioning: lessons from the English experience Journal of Care Services Management (forthcoming)
Allen, K. and Glasby, J. (2012) The ‘billion dollar question’: embedding prevention in older people’s services – ten ‘high-impact’ changes, British Journal of Social Work, 1-21, advance access
Aryankhesal, S, Sheldon, T, Mannion, R (2012), Role of pay-for-performance in a hospital performance measurement system: a multiple case study in Iran, Health Policy & Planning.
Ellins, J, Glasby, J, Tanner, D, McIver, S, Davidson, D, Littlechild, R, Snelling, I, Miller, R, Hall, K, Spence, K and the Care Transitions Project co-researchers. Understanding and improving transitions of older people: a user and carer centred approach. Final report. NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation programme; 2012.
Glasby, J. and Miller, R. (2012) Ten years of Care Trusts: six key findings, Health Service Journal, 28 June. Available online via www.hsj.co.uk
Glasby, J (2012) The controversies of choice and control: why some people might be hostile to English social care reform, British Journal of Social Work, 1-15.
Glasby, J (2012) Whose risk is it anyway? Risk and regulation in an era of personalisation, Journal of Care Services Management, 5(4), 173-183.
Glasby, J (2012) Understanding health and social care (2nd edition), Bristol: Policy Press.
Glasby, J (2012) Key lessons from integrated care in Europe (editorial), International Journal of Integrated Care, 30 January.
Glasby, J (2012) Personalisation: friend or foe? Social Work Matters, January, 18-19.
Glasby, J. (2012) Social care, in Alcock et al (eds) The student’s companion to social policy (4th ed.). Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell
Glasby, J (2012), Commissioning for health and wellbeing: An introduction, Bristol: The Policy Press.
Jacobs, R, Mannion, R, Davies, HTO, Harrison, S, Konteh, F and Walshe, K (2012) 'The relationship between organisational culture and performance in acute hospitals', Social Science and Medicine.
Lafi, R., Robinson, S., Williams, I. (2012) Economic evaluation and health care rationing in Jordan: a study of national-level priority setting. Value in Health, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1098301512015859
Lunt, NT, Mannion, R and Exworthy, M (2012), A framework for exploring the policy implications of UK medical tourism and international patient flows, Social Policy & Administration.
Mannion, R and Braithwaite, J, 'Unintended consequences of performance measurement in healthcare: 20 salutary lessons from the English National Health Service', Internal Medicine Journal.
Millar, R, Powell, M and Dixon, A (2012), What was the programme theory of New Labour's Health System Reforms?, Journal of Health Service Research Policy
Needham, C (2012), What is happening to day centre services? Voices front frontline staff, Unison/HSMC.
Robinson, S., Williams, I. Dickinson, H., Freeman, T., Rumbold, B. (2012) The practice of priority setting and rationing in health care: the English Experience. Social Science and Medicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.09.014.
Robinson, S., Dickinson, H., Freeman, T., Rumboldt, B., Williams, I. (2012) Structures and processes for priority setting by healthcare funders: a national survey of primary care trusts in England. Health Services Management Research (September edition).
Sawbridge, Y and Hewison, A (2012), Taking Action on Poor Practice, Nursing Standard.
Alakeson, V (2011) Active Patient - The case for self-direction in healthcare. Editors: Simon Duffy, Jon Glasby and Catherine Needham (pdf; 679KB; opens in new window).
Braithwaite, J and Mannion, R (2011) Government plans for public reporting of performance data in health care: the case against. The Medical Journal of Australia 195(1): 41.
Davidson, D, Crilly, T, Combes, G, Joyner, O and Doidge, S (2011) Feasibility of Transferring Budget and Commissioning Responsibility for Forensic Sexual Offences Examination Work from the Police to the NHS: Evidence Base to Support the Impact Assessment, University of Birmingham.
Dickinson, H and Larkin, M (2011) Personalisation: what will the impacts be for carers? Third Sector Research Centre Working Paper 64.
Dickinson, H and Mannion, R (2011) (eds), The Reform of Health Care: Shaping, adapting and resisting policy developments, Palgrave Macmillan.
Dickinson, H and Miller, R (2011) GP commissioning: implications for the third sector. Voluntary Sector Review, Vol 2(2), 265-273.
Dickinson, H, Freeman, T, Robinson, S and Williams, I (2011) Resource scarcity and priority-setting: from management to leadership in the rationing of health care? Public Money and Management. (pdf; opens in new window).
Duffy, S (2011), A Fair Income: Tax-benefit reform in an era of personalisation. Editors: Simon Duffy, Jon Glasby and Catherine Needham (pdf; opens in new window)
Gillespie, J, Hughes, S (2011) Positively Local - C2 a model for community change. Editors: Simon Duffy, Jon Glasby and Catherine Needham (pdf; opens in new window)
Glasby, J, Robinson, S and Allen, K (2011), An Evaluation of the Modernisation of Older People's Services in Birmingham - Final Report. Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham.
Glasby, J (2011), Whose risk is it anyway? Risk and regulation in an era of personalisation, Joseph Rowntree Foundation Scoping Paper.
Glasby, J (ed) (2011), Evidence, policy and practice: critical perspectives in health and social care. Bristol, The Policy Press.
Glasby, J, Robinson, S and Allen, K (2011) Achieving Closure: Good practice in supporting older people during residential care closures (pdf; 578KB; opens in new window).
Greener, I, Mannion, R, Hunter, D and Powell, M (2011), A realistic review of clinico-managerial relationships in the NHS: 1991-2010.
Hyde, C (2011) Local Justice - Family-focused Reinvestment. Editors: Simon Duffy, Jon Glasby and Catherine Needham (pdf; 1.16MB; opens in new window).
Levene, A, Powell, M, Stewart, J and Taylor, B (2011) Cradle to Grave, Municipal Medicine in Interwar England, Oxford: Peter Lang (ISBN: 978-3-03910-904-3).
Lunt, N, Smith, R, Exworthy, M, Green, ST, Horsfall, D and Mannion, R (2011), Medical Tourism: Treatments, markets and health system implications: A scoping review. OECD
Mannion, R, Brown, S, Beck, M and Lunt, N (2011), Managing cultural diversity in healthcare partnerships: the case of LIFT, Journal of Health Organisation and Management, vol. 25(6).
Mannion, R, Konteh, F and Davies, H (2011) Understanding culture and culture management in the English NHS: a comparison of professional and patient perspectives, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 17, 11-117.
Mannion, R, Lunt, N, Machin, L and Green, S (2011) Are there implications for quality of care for patients who participate in international medical tourism? Expert Review: Pharmacoeconomics Outcomes and Research 11(2), 133-136.
Mannion, R, Hanbury, A and Thompson, C (2011) Statistical synthesis of contextual knowledge to increase the effectiveness of theory-based behaviour change interventions, Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, Vol. 16(3).
Mannion, R (2011) General practitioner-led commissioning in the NHS: progress, prospects and pitfalls. British Medical Bulletin doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldq042.
Miller, R, Dickinson, H and Glasby, J (2011), The care trust pilgrims, Journal of Integrated Care, Vol. 19(4) pp 14-21.
Robinson, S, Dickinson, H, Williams, I, Freeman, T, Rumbold, B and Spence, K (2011), A study of English PCTs: setting priorities in health, London: The Nuffield Trust.
Robinson, S, Dickinson, H, Freeman, T and Williams, I (2011), Disinvestment in health - the challenges facing general practitioner (GP) commissioners, Public Money and Management Vol. 31(2):139.
Social Policy Association (2011) In Defence of Welfare: The impacts of the spending review (pdf; 1.81MB; opens in new window). Edited by Yeates, N, Haux, T, Jawad, R and Kilkey, M.
Williams, I (2011) Organisational readiness for innovation in health care: some lessons from the recent literature, HSMR-11-14.
Williams, I, Dickinson, H and Robinson, S (2011), Joined-up Rationing? An Analysis of Priority Setting in Health and Social Care Commissioning. Journal of Integrated Care, Vol. 19(1).
Williams, I, Robinson, S and Dickinson, H (2011), Rationing in Health Care: The theory and practice of priority setting, Policy Press (in press).
Williams, I and Shearer, H (2011), Appraising public value: past, present and futures. Public Administration.
Duffy, S, Waters, J and Glasby, J (2010) Personalisation and adult social care: future options for the reform of public services, Policy and Politics, 38(4), 493-508.
Glasby, J. and Lester, H. (2010) Mental Health Policy and Practice (2nd ed), Palgrave Macmillan.
Glasby, J, Ham, C, Littlechild, R and McKay, S, (2010) The case for social care reform - the wider economic and social benefits, February 2010, (pdf; 777KB; opens in new window).
Glasby, J, and Dickinson, H, (2010), Briefing Paper 30 - The Personalisation Agenda: Implications for the third sector (pdf; 131KB; opens in new window).
Ham, C, Clark, J, Spurgeon, P, Dickinson, H and Armit, K. (2010), Medical Chief Executives in the NHS: Facilitators and Barriers to their Career Progress (pdf; 391KB; opens in new window).
Ham, C. (2010), Learning from the best: What the NHS needs to do to implement high quality care for all (pdf; 443KB; opens in new window).
Murray, P. (2010) A Fair Start - a Personalised Pathway for disabled children and their families. Editors: Simon Duffy, Jon Glasby and Catherine Needham (pdf; 1.07KB; opens in new window).
Powell, M, Millar, R, Mulla, A, Brown, H and Fewtrell, C (HSMC, University of Birmingham), McLeod, H (Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham), and Goodwin, N, Dixon, A and Naylor, C (The King's Fund) (2010), Comparative case studies of health reform in England - Report submitted to the Department of Health Policy Research Programme (PRP)).
Powell, M, Peckham, S, Holloway, J, Greener, I, Anand, P, Exworthy, M (2010), Decentralisation and performance: autonomy and incentives in local health economies.
Tickle, M, Ashcroft, D, Campbell, S, Doran, T, Gravelle, H, Greenwood, W, Harrison, S, Hassell, K, Mannion, R, McDonald, R, Milsom, K, Roland, M and Whalley, D (2010), The impact of incentives on the behaviour and performance of primary care professionals.
Williams, I and Dickinson, H (2010) Can knowledge management enhance technology adoption in healthcare? A review of the literature. Bristol: The Policy Press.