School of Social Policy

Welcome to the School of Social Policy, where our mission is ‘to understand the world – but also to change it’. This means carrying out high quality and relevant research, but then using this as a starting point for making a practical difference in the real world through our teaching, our professional training, our policy advice and our work with local communities, the public and the media. 



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Posted 15 February 2017

Launch of Special Australasian Edition of Journal of Integrated Care

Dr Robin Miller from the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham will be delivering a keynote address around international perspectives on integrated care to mark the formal launch of the Journal of Integrated Care's special issue on Integrated Care in Australasia.

Posted 13 February 2017

Video: older people don't choose to take up hospital beds

In an article on The Conversation, Jon Glasby discusses NIHR research which interviewed older people about their emergency admissions to hospital, addressing the assumption that many older people are admitted to hospital when they don't really need to be.

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