News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

Links Across the Water - David Mullins speaks at two conferences in Northern Ireland

Description
David Mullins spoke at conferences in Belfast either side of Easter
Date:
25/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Getting Hospital Boards on Board with Patient Safety

Description
Recent high-profile reports and inquiries into serious failings in care raise concerns over the ability of trust boards to discharge these duties effectively. Against this background, a new report provides empirical evidence on the associations between board governance, patient safety processes and patient-centred outcomes.
Date:
20/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Overhauling the NHS Complaints System - Reducing Complexity to Improve Patient Experience and Safety

Description
Senior Fellow and HSMC's Director of Policy, Hilary Brown is chairing a symposium which will provide healthcare professionals and patient representatives the opportunity to examine the current complaints system and discuss ways it can be improved in order to enhance both service delivery and the quality of care.
Date:
19/04/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Social Policy gives keynote address at NIHR School of Social Care Research Annual Conference

Description
Birmingham's School of Social Policy gave the closing keynote address to this year's NIHR School of Social Care Research annual conference.
Date:
13/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What was the impact of the Coalition Government on social policy outcomes and welfare governance?

Description
Professor Martin Powell is due to speak at an event entitled 'What was the impact of the Coalition government on social policy outcomes and welfare governance?' at the London School of Economics on 27 April.
Date:
13/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

A silver medal for Harold?

Description
Robert Page, Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy in the School of Social Policy, has written a chapter on social policy for a new book edited by Andrew Crines and Kevin Hickson entitled Harold Wilson – The Unprincipled Prime Minister? – Reappraising Harold Wilson.
Date:
13/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

El Pais Report on MEDMIG

Description
El Pais, the highest-circulation daily newspaper in Spain, reports on ESRC & DFID funded research being carried out by Dr Nando Sigona with colleagues at the Universities of Coventry and Oxford.
Date:
11/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

EU proposals on overhaul of asylum system

Description
Dr Nando Sigona discusses the implications of the EU proposals to overhaul the asylum system on ABC RN Breakfast programme (Australia).
Date:
11/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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