News in the School of Social Policy

This is the latest news from the School of Social Policy, its Departments and Research Centres.

News

University of Cambridge awarded £40m to create world-leading health care improvement research institute

Description
The Health Foundation, an independent charity, has today announced the University of Cambridge has been chosen to establish and run a new improvement research institute, the first of its kind in Europe.
Date:
29/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham welcomes world leading social work experts to further research in social interventions and social work practice

Description
Professor Paul Montgomery a world leading researcher in behavioural interventions and Professor Harry Ferguson a leading expert in social work practice are to join the University of Birmingham's Department of Social Policy and Social Work, which has a 100-year history of training social work professionals.
Date:
28/03/2017

National evaluation of the Building the Right Support programme

Description
The Health Service Management Centre (HSMC) will be undertaking a national evaluation of NHS England's Building the Right Support programme, which aims to develop support services in the community for people with a learning disability and/or autism.
Date:
27/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New study to investigate efficiency, cost and quality of mental healthcare provision

Description
A new study will explore the efficiency, cost and quality of current provision across all mental health trusts in England and investigate how organisational changes can be made to drive efficiency improvements.
Date:
24/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Do you have experience in health and care services improvement? Join the Q network

Description
A community dedicated to connecting people who have health and care improvement expertise are now recruiting new members across the West Midlands.
Date:
20/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Success in QS University World Rankings

Success in QS University World Rankings
Description
Three areas from the College of Social Sciences have been ranked in the top 50 in the 2017 QS World University Rankings
Date:
14/03/2017

Reflections on NHS leadership – a perspective from a recently-retired Chief Executive

Description
Mary Edwards, former Chief Executive of Hampshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, gives her reflections on NHS leadership.
Date:
24/02/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

The holy grail of health and social care integration

The holy grail of health and social care integration
Description
Integrated care has long been a government priority, but how easy is it to achieve and what is the main impact of poor integration?
Date:
16/02/2017
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