Publications archive

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.

Listed below are all publications written or contributed to by HSMC staff prior to 2009. Our main publications page lists all publications for the last two years.

For information about any of our publications, please contact Rachel Posaner, r.d.posaner@bham.ac.uk  or +44(0)121 414 7060.

Publications 2011

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.

Publications 2010

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.

Publications 2009

Brown H, Davidson D, Ellins J, (2009) Real-time Patient Feedback (pdf). Health Services Management Centre (for NHS West Midlands).

Conroy, M, (2009) An Ethical Approach to Leading Change: An Alternative and Sustainable Application, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke.

Durose, J,  Primary care: current innovations (pdf, 67KB).

Ellins, J and Ham, C, (2009) NHS Mutual - Engaging staff and aligning incentives to achieve higher levels of performance (pdf; opens in new window). The Nuffield Trust.

Ellins J, Ham C, Parker H, (2009) Opening up the primary medical care market. BMJ 2009;338:b1127.

Ellins J and McIver S, (2009) Primary Care Information for the Public Health Services Management Centre (for NHS West Midlands).

Evidence reviews to support Transforming Community Services  - for the Department of Health

Glasby J. and Dickinson, H. (eds) (2009) International Perspectives on Health and Social Care. Oxford, Blackwell-Wiley.

Glasby J and Littlechild R, (2009) Direct Payments and Personal Budgets (opens in  new window). The Policy Press.

Ham C (2009)  Only Connect -  Policy Options for Integrating Health and Social care (pdf) Nuffield Trust 2009-04-28.

Ham, C, (2009) Health in a cold climate (pdf; opens in new window) in conjunction with the Nuffield Trust.

Powell M, (2009) (ed) The consumer in Public Services. The Policy Press.

Reviews on primary care information for the public for Project 6 of NHS West Midlands'  Investing for Health programme.

Williams, I (2009) Offender health and social care: a review of the evidence on inter-agency collaboration, (pdf) Health and Social Care in the Community (2009) 17(6), 573-580.

Williams I, Dickinson H, Robinson S and Allen C (2009) Clinical Microsystems and the NHS - A sustainable method for improvement? Journal of Health Organisation and Management (2009) 23 119 - 132.

Williams I, Ham C, da Silva D (2009) Promoting and Embedding Innovation - Learning from Experience. Health Services Management Centre.

Publications 2008

Carpenter J, Dickinson H (2008) Interprofessional education and training, Bristol, Policy Press (May).

Dickinson H (2008) Evaluating outcomes in health and social care, Bristol, Policy Press (May).

Glasby J (2008) 'Who cares?' Policy proposals for reform of long-term care (PDF; opens in new window), Health Service Management Centre (September).

Glasby J, Dickinson H (eds) (2008) Better partnership working (opens in a new window) (series of five books on inter-agency working, including titles on Partnership working in health and social care; Working in teams; Managing and leading in inter-agency settings; Interprofessional education and training; and Evaluating outcomes in health and social care) Bristol, Policy Press (May).

Glasby J, Dickinson H (2008) Partnership working in health and social care, Bristol, Policy Press (May 2008).

Glasby J, Ellins J (2008) Implementing Joint Strategic Needs Assessment: pitfalls, possibilities and progress (PDF; opens in new window): This report outlines the findings of a national survey of PCTs and local authorities to explore preparations for implementing JSNA. This report is accompanied by three additional standalone appendices focusing on: Needs assessment in regeneration and economic development (PDF; opens in new window); Health care needs assessment (PDF; opens in new window) and Needs assessment in local government (PDF; opens in new window) (June).

Ham C (2008) Health Care Commissioning in the international Context: Lessons from Experience and Evidence (PDF; opens in new window), Health Services Management Centre (April).

Ham C (2008) Membership governance in NHS foundation trusts: a review for the department of health (PDF; opens in new window), Health Services Management Centre (March).

Ham C, Glasby J, Parker H, Smith J (2008) Altogether now? Policy options for Integrating Care (PDF; opens in new window), Health Services Management Centre (June).

Jelphs K, Dickinson H (2008) Working in teams. Bristol, Policy Press (May).

Peck E, Dickinson H (2008) Managing and leading in inter-agency settings, Bristol, Policy Press (May).

Publications 2007

Glasby J, Peck E, Ham C, Dickinson H (2007) Things can only get better: The argument for NHS independence (PDF; opens in new window).  University of Birmingham, HSMC

Allen B, Wade E (2007) 'A measure of promise?' Community Care (12 April 2007).

Dickinson H (2007) 'Evaluating the outcomes of health and social care partnerships: the POET approach'. Research Policy and Planning 25, 79-92.

Dickinson H, Durose J, Wade E, Peck E (2007) Efficiency, effectiveness and efficacy: towards a framework for high-performance in health care commissioning, Warwick: NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.

Dickinson H, Glasby J, Forder J, Beesley L (2007) 'Free personal care in Scotland: a narrative review', British Journal of Social Work, 37, pp 459-474.

Dickinson H, Peck E, Davidson D (2007) 'Opportunity seized or missed? A case study of leadership and organizational change in the creation of a Care Trust'. Journal of Interprofessional Care 21, 503-513.

Freeman T, Peck E (2007) 'Performing governance: a partnership board dramaturgy', Public Administration 85.

Freeman T, Peck E (2007) Adult care joint-ventures: aspirations, challenges and options, Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre (for the Integrated Care Network).

Glasby J(2007) Understanding health and social care, Bristol, Policy Press.

Glasby J (2007) 'Time to unleash our creativity', Community Care, 8, 14 February, 18.

Glasby J, Duffy S (2007) Our Health, Our Care, Our Say - What could the NHS learn from individual budgets and direct payments (PDF; opens in new window). University of Birmingham, HSMC and In Control.

Ham C (2007) Clinically Integrated Systems: The Next Step in English Health Reform? London: The Nuffield Trust.

Ham C (2007) When politics and market collide: Reforming the English National Health Service (PDF; opens in new window ) University of Birmingham, HSMC.

Ham C, Parker H, Singh D, Wade E (2007) Beyond projects (PDF; opens in new window), University of Birmingham, HSMC and Institute for Innovation and Improvement (August).

Ham C, Parker H, Singh D, Wade E (2007) Getting the basics right (PDF; opens in new window) University of Birmingham, HSMC and Institute for Innovation and Improvement (August).

Parker H, McArthur M, Poxton R (2007) Adult Social Care in Prisons: A Strategic Framework, Health Services Management Centre, CSIP West Midlands.

Powell M (2007) Understanding the mixed economy of Welfare.Policy Press 97818 13475 96 (July).

Smith JA, Lewis R, Harrison A (2007) Making commissioning effective in the reformed NHS, London: The Health Policy Forum.

Williams I, Durose J, Peck E, Dickinson H, Wade E (2007) How can PCTs shape, reflect and increase public value? Birmingham: Health Services Management Centre.

Woodin J, MacDonald J (2007) 'Challenges of stronger commissioning', British Journal of Healthcare Management, 13(12) pp. 478-48.

Woodin J, Wade E (2007) Towards World Class Commissioning Competency: A Report for the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority, Birmingham: HSMC.

Publications 2006

Dickinson H (2006) 'The evaluation of health and social care partnerships: an analysis of approaches and synthesis for the future', Health and Social Care in the Community 14, 375-383.

Dickinson H, Glasby J (2006) Free personal care in Scotland, Discussion paper commissioned by the Wanless Social Care Review. London, King's Fund.

Freeman T, Peck E (2006) 'Evaluating partnerships: a case study of integrated specialist mental health services', Health and Social Care in the Community, 14(5), 408-417.

Glasby J (2006) 'Managing in partnership with other agencies', Walshe K, Smith L (eds) Healthcare management. Maidenhead, Open University Press.

Glasby J (2006) 'Bringing down the Berlin Wall: partnership working and the health and social care divide', Health and Social Care in the Community, 14(3), 195-196 (Guest Editorial).

Glasby J (2006) Delayed hospital discharge: the social care perspective, Emergency Care Briefing, National Library for Health.

Glasby J (2006) 'Management chores could soon be history', Community Care, 17-23 August, 18.

Glasby J (2006) 'Are partnerships really worth it?', Community Care, 15-21 June, 32-33.

Glasby J (2006) 'Direct payments will be good for your health (services)', British Journal of Health Care Management, 12(5), 152-153.

Glasby J (2006) 'Councils best placed to revitalise the NHS', Community Care, 11-17 May, 20.

Glasby J (2006) 'The '30 billion question', Community Care, 13-19 April, 36-37.

Glasby J, Dickinson H, Peck E (eds) (2006) 'Partnership working in health and social care', Special edition of Health and Social Care in the Community, 14(5).

Glasby J, Dickinson H, Peck E (2006) 'Guest editorial: partnership working in health and social care', Health and Social Care in the Community, 14(5), 373-374.

Glasby J, Dickinson H, Peck E (2006) 'Buddies or barricades?', Health Service Journal, 13 July, 18-19.

Glasby J, Glendinning C, Littlechild R (2006) 'The future of direct payments', Bornat J, Leece J (eds) Developments in direct payments. Bristol, Policy Press.

Glasby J, Ham C (2006) 'Who's agenda is it anyway?', Community Care, 23 February, 1 March, 34-35.

Glasby J, Littlechild R (2006) 'An overview of the implementation and development in direct payments', Bornat J, Leece J (eds) Developments in direct payments.  Bristol, Policy Press.

Glasby J, Smith J, Dickinson H (2006) Creating NHS local: A new relationship between PCTs and local government (PDF; 1 MB; opens in new window).University of Birmingham, HSMC.

Ham C (2006) 'Staying Power', Health Service Journal, 6 July: 26-28.

Ham C (2006) Reducing unplanned hospital admissions (PDF; opens in new window)  University of Birmingham, HSMC.

Ham C, Singh D (2006) Improving care for people with Long Term Conditions: a review of UK and International framework.(PDF, 1.5MB; opens in new window)).07044 2584X - HSMC, University of Birmingham.

Jelphs K, Parker H (2006) Evaluation of the SALT, Southern Area Learning as Teams: Protected Learning Time in Northern Ireland, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.

Lester H, Glasby J (2006) Mental Health: Policy and Practice.1403935432 - Palgrave Macmillan.

Lewis R, Glasby J (2006) 'Delayed discharge from mental health hospitals: results of a postal survey', Health and Social Care in the Community, 14(3), 225-230.

Parker H (2006) Making the Shift: A Review of NHS Experience (PDF; opens in new window).  HSMC, University of Birmingham and Institute for Innovation and Improvement (August).

Peck E (2006) Beyond Delivery. Palgrave MacMillan (August).

Peck E, 6 P, Freeman F (2006) Managing Networks in Twenty-first Century Organisations 14039 96091 - Palgrave Macmillan.

Peck E (2006) 'Creation of a Care Trust: managing the project', Journal of Integrated Care, 14(5), 25, 26.

Singh D (2006) Making the Shift: Key Success Factors (PDF, 1.1MB) 07442 2598X HSMC, University of Birmingham and Institute for Innovation and Improvement (August)

Smith J, Freeman T, Parker H, Parker A (2006) Options for primary care trust provider services: An evidence-based policy analysis for NHS West Midlands (PDF; opens in new window) University of Birmingham, HSMC and Hempsons Solicitors.

Smith J, Freeman T, Wade E (2006) Commissioning in the reformed NHS: policy into practice (PDF; opens in new window) 07044 25823 - HSMC, University of Birmingham & NHS Alliance

Smith J, Goodwin N (2006) Towards Managed Primary Care: the role & experience of primary care organizations (PDF; opens in new window) 07546 42275 - Ashgate Publishing.

Smith J, Lewis R, Harrison T (2006) Making commissioning effective in the reformed NHS in England (PDF; opens in new window)) Health Policy Forum.

Smith J, Walshe K (2006) Healthcare Management 03352 2119X - Open University Press (July).

Wilson T, Buck D, Ham C (2006) 'Rising to the challenge: will the NHS support people with long-term conditions?' British Medical Journal, 330: 657-61 August.

Woodin J (2006) 'Healthcare commissioning and contracting' in K. Walshe and J. Smith (eds) Healthcare Management. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Publications 2005

Clark M, Lester H, Glasby J (2005) 'From recruitment to dissemination: the experience of working together from service user and professional perspectives',Lowes L, Hulatt I (eds) Involving service users in health and social care research. Abingdon, Routledge.

Glasby J (2005) 'The integration dilemma: how deep and how broad to go?', Journal of Integrated Care, 13(5), 27-30.

Glasby J (2005) 'The health and social care policy context', Heath H, Watson R (eds) Older people: assessment for health and social care. London, Age Concern England.

Glasby J, Henwood M (2005) 'Part of the problem of part of the solution?  The role of care homes in tackling delayed hospital discharges', British Journal of Social Work, advance online access 13.12.2005.

Glasby J, Peck E, Davis M (2005) 'Joined-up solutions to joined-up problems? Alternatives to Care Trusts', Journal of Integrated Care, 13(1), 3-5.

Ham C (2005) 'Lost in Translation? Health Systems in the US and the UK', Social Policy and Administration, 39: 192-209.

Raftery J, Harris M (2005) Kidderminster Health: monitoring and evaluating the reconfiguration of the NHS in Worcestershire (PDF format). 07044 25084 - HSMC, University of Birmingham.

Singh D (2005) Which staff improve care for people with long term conditions (PDF format). HSMC and NHS Modernisation Agency.

Singh D, Ham C (2005) Transforming Chronic Care:  evidence about improving care for people with long-term conditions (PDF, 1.3MB). HSMC, University of Birmingham.

Smith JA, Dixon J, Mays N, Goodwin N, Lewis R, McClelland S, McLeod H, Wyke S (2005) 'Practice-based commissioning: applying the evidence', British Medical Journal, 331, pp.1397-1399.

Smith J, Ham C, Parker H (2005) To market, to market: What future for primary care? (PDF format). University of Birmingham, HSMC.

Woodin J, McLeod H, McManus R, Jelphs K (2005) The introduction of US-trained Physician Assistants to primary care and accident and emergency departments in Sandwell and Birmingham (PDF format) (final report) 0704425130 - HSMC, University of Birmingham.

Publications 2004

Clark M, Glasby J, Lester H (2004) 'Cases for change: user involvement in mental health research', Research, Policy and Planning, 22(2), 31-38.

Field J E, Peck E (2004) 'Concordat or contract: factors facilitating or impeding the development of public / private partnerships in healthcare in England', Public Management Review, 6(2), 253-272

Glasby J (2004) 'Discharging responsibilities? Delayed hospital discharges and the health and social care divide', Journal of Social Policy, 33(4), 593-604.

Glasby J (2004) Integrated care for older people, Leeds, Integrated Care Network.

Glasby J (2004) 'The complete picture', Health Management, April, 18-19.

Glasby J (2004) 'The impact of Care Trusts', Bulletin of Mental Health in Old Age, 3, September.

Glasby J, Hasler F (2004) A healthy option? Direct payments and the implications for health care, HSMC / National Centre for Independent Living.

Glasby J, Lester H (2004) 'Delayed hospital discharges and mental health: the policy implications of recent research', Social Policy and Administration, 38(7), 744-757.

Glasby J, Lester H (2004) 'Cases for change in mental health: partnership working in mental health services', Journal of Interprofessional Care, 18(1), 7-16.

Glasby J, Littlechild R(2004) The health and social care divide: the experiences of older people (2nd ed), Bristol, Policy Press.

Glasby J, Littlechild R, Pryce K (2004) Show me the way to go home: Delayed discharges and older people (PDF format). 07044 24843 - HSMC, University of Birmingham.

Glasby J, Peck E (2004) Integrated working and governance: a discussion paper, Leeds, Integrated Care Network

Ham C (2004) Health Policy in Britain (5th ed)03339 61865 Palgrave Macmillan (August).

Lester H, Glasby J, Tylee A (2004) 'Integrated primary mental health care: threat or opportunity in the new NHS?', British Journal of General Practitioners, 54(501), 285-291.

Lewis R, Smith JA, Mays N (2004) 'What will practice-based commissioning mean for PCTs?' Health Service Journal (21 October 2004), pp13-15.

Locock L, Regen E, Goodwin N (2004) Can primary care professionals be managed? The experience of general practitioners in English primary care groups and trusts. Health Services Management Review.

Peck E, 6 P, Glasby J, Skelcher C (2004) 'Governance and partnerships', Journal of Integrated Care, 12(4), 3-8.

Peck E, 6 P, Gulliver P, Towell D (2004) 'Why do we keep on meeting like this? The board as ritual in health and social care', Health Services Management Research, 17(2), 100-109.

Poxton R (2004) 'What makes effective partnerships between health and social care? Chapter in Care Trusts: Partnership Working in Action', Glasby J, Peck E (eds).

Robinson S, Packer C, Gold L, Raftery J (2004) Developing Disability Weights in the European Disability Weights Project - the English Contribution07044 2486X University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Smith J, Goodwin N (2004) The Formation of Primary Care Trusts in England: Lessons for Research and Practice. Ashgate.

Smith JA, Mays N, Dixon J, Goodwin N, Lewis R, McClelland S, McLeod H, Wyke S (2004) A review of the effectiveness of primary care-led commissioning and its place in the UK NHS, London, The Health Foundation.

Walshe K, Smith JA, Dixon J, Edwards N, Hunter DJ, Mays N, Normand C, Robinson R (2004) ‘Primary care trusts – premature reorganisation, with mergers, may be harmful’, British Medical Journal, vol 327, pp871-872.

Woodin J, McLeod H, McManus R (2004) The introduction of US-trained Physician Assistants to primary care in Tipton: first impressions (PDF format) (interim report) 0704424827 - HSMC, University of Birmingham.

Publications 2003

Glasby J (2003) 'Planning and preparing for intermediate care', Wade S (ed) Intermediate care of older people. London, Whurr Publications.

Glasby J (2003) 'Bringing down the 'Berlin Wall': the health and social care divide', British Journal of Social Work, 33, 969-975.

Glasby J (2003) 'Somebody else's problem', Learning Disability Practice, 6(1), 21.

Glasby J (2003) 'Hidden from view', Learning Disability Practice, 6(2), 25.

Glasby J (2003) 'Dubious discharges', Guardian Society, 20 February, available online via the Society Guardian website (opens in a new window).

Glasby J (2003) 'What do you expect at your age?', Learning Disability Practice, 6(3), 28.

Glasby J (2003) 'Delayed reaction', Community Care, 10-16 July, 38-39.

Glasby J (2003) Hospital Discharge:- Integrating Health &* Social Care. 18577 59796 - Radcliffe Medical Press.

Glasby J (Ed) (2003) Acute Concerns: Responding to Delayed Discharges and 'Blocked Beds'. 07044 23960 - University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Glasby J, Lester H, Briscoe J, Clark M, Rose S, England L (2003) Cases for change in mental health, London, Department of Health / National Institute for Mental Health.

Glasby J, Littlechild R (2003) The Health and Social Care Divide - 2nd Ed. 1861345259 - Bristol Policy Press.

Glasby J Peck E (2003) 'Bringing down the barriers', Health Management, November, 18-20.

Glasby J, Peck E (2003) Care Trusts, Partnership working in Action 18577 58218 - Radcliffe Medical Press.

Glasby J, Smith J (2003) Under the Microscope?  Local Authority of the NHS. 07044 24266 - HSMC.

Ham C, York N, Sutch S, Shaw R (2003) 'Hospital bed utilisation in the NHS, Kaiser Permanente, and the US Medicare Programme: analysis of routine data', British Medical Journal, 327: 1257-6.

Hill K, Goodwin N, Morris J, McLeod H, Hall A, Burke T (2003) Personal Dental Services (PDS) Pilots: Final Report of the National Evaluation (PDF format). 07044 24169 University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Robert G, McLeod H, Ham C (2003) Modernising Cancer Services: an evaluation of Phase 1 of the Cancer Services Collaboratives (PDF format). 07044 24185 University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre Summary report.

Woodin J, Hardacre J, Peck E, Regen E, Smith J, Spurgeon P (2003) Leadership and Management Development Activity Scoping Study, University of Birmingham, HSMC

Wyke S, Mays N, Street A, Bevan G, McLeod H, Goodwin N (2003) Should general practitioners purchase health care for their patients? The total purchasing experiment in Britain, Health Policy, 65, 243-259.

Wyke S, Mays N, Street A, Bevan G, McLeod H, Goodwin N (2003) 'Should general practitioners purchase health care for their patients? The total purchasing experiment in Britain', Health Policy, 65, 243-259.

Publications 2002

Bate P, Robert G, McLeod H (2002) Report on the breakthrough collaborative approach to quality and service improvement within four regions of the NHS (PDF format) 0704423324 - University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Clark J, Shapiro J, Spurgeon P, Willetts J (2002) West Highland Report, University of Birmingham, HSMC.

Glasby J (2002) 'Independence at a price', Community Care, 29 August - 4 September, 30-31.

Glasby J (2002) 'Nothing about us without us', Learning Disability Practice, 5(10), 19 Glasby J (2002) 'The wrong remedy', Community Care, 5-11 December, 36-37.

Glasby J, Littlechild R (2002) Social work and direct payments 186134385X - Bristol Policy Press.

Goodwin N, Smith J, Peck E (2002) Review of PCT Reconfiguration in Trafford South, University of Birmingham, HSMC.

Ham C, Kipping R, McLeod H, Meredith P (2002) Capacity, culture and leadership: lessons from experience and improving access to hospital services (PDF format). 07044 23618 - University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Kipping R, Robert G, McLeod H, Clark J (2002) A review of priority scoring and slot systems for elective surgery0704423294 - University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Locock L (2002) Factors contributing to the achievement of low waiting times in Dorset, University of Birmingham, HSMC.

McLeod H (2002) Prescribing in the Northern Ireland Primary Care Commissioning Pilots (PDF format). 0704423944 - University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Mullen P (2002) The Structure and Management of the NHS - a brief outline.07044 23812 - University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Peck E, Gulliver P, Towell D (2002) Modernising Partnerships: an evaluation of Somerset's innovations 09541 58660 - Kings College.

Regen E (2002) Driving seat or back seat: GP's views on and involvement in primary care groups and trusts.07044 2360X - University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

Smith J, Goodwin N (2002) Developing effective commissioning by primary care trusts: lessons from the research evidence (2002) 07044 24029 - University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre.

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