News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

The NHS hospital 'weekend effect' - fact or fiction?

Description
The Department of Health has appeared to attribute the fact that people are more likely to die if admitted to hospital at a weekend to what they consider to be insufficient numbers of senior doctors working on Saturdays and Sundays.
Date:
11/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'Mind the gap': the inaugural lecture of Professor Judith Smith

Description
On Tuesday 3 May, the University of Birmingham was delighted to welcome some 200 guests to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts for the inaugural lecture of Professor Judith Smith, Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of Health Services Management Centre (HSMC).
Date:
10/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Savings Summit: A new savings strategy for lower income households?

Description
The Centre on Household Assets and Saving Management (CHASM), in partnership with the Barrow Cadbury Trust, would like to invite you to participate in a one day Savings Summit in Birmingham on Tuesday, 24 May 2016.
Date:
09/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Latest Newsletter from Housing and Communities

Description
The latest edition of the Housing and Communities Research Group Newsletter, is now available to read online.
Date:
04/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

BBC Four World at One

Description
IRiS research Dr Nando Sigona interviewd by BBC World at One about the situation of lone refugee children in the EU.
Date:
03/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Inaugural IFA Copenhagen Summit on Reablement

Description
Professor Jon Glasby, who is a member of the Frailty Working Group, was part of the group involved in producing an international expert paper on 'reablement and frailty' for the recent IFA Copenhagen Summit on Reablement.
Date:
27/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hospital Management Conference

Description
HSMC's Professor Russell Mannion has been invited to give the opening plenary address at the Inaugural International Conference on Hospital Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka in November 2016
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life

Description
Chris Allen recently spent two days with the Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life when it visited Birmingham.
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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