News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

NHS Planning Guidance: Sounding the death knell for local commissioning?

NHS Planning Guidance: Sounding the death knell for local commissioning?
Description
The 2016/17-2020/21 planning guidance for the NHS came out just before Christmas. It has been fascinating to hear again the term 'planning guidance', something of a throwback to the pre-Lansley days when the NHS was a more integrated and managed whole.
Date:
01/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How can Choosing Wisely help address the NHS financial challenge?

Description
This was the topic of discussion at a recent HSMC and Healthcare Financial Management (HFMA) seminar attracting senior clinicians and managers from across the West Midlands region.
Date:
29/01/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Call for Papers for New Researchers' Session

Description
The Call for Papers for New Researchers' Session (NRS) organised by the Doctoral Research Diversity Network (DRDN) is now open. The deadline is 31 March 2016.
Date:
26/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

West Midlands Mental Health Commissioning Data and Economics Masterclass

Description
HSMC in partnership with the Centre for Mental Health and NHS Benchmarking ran a masterclass for mental health commissioners and their partners, this week.
Date:
25/01/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

International Summer School Integrated Care (ISSIC)

Description
Robin Miller, Senior Fellow, is a member of the faculty which will deliver 'The International Summer School Integrated Care©' in June 2016.
Date:
18/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Brief: Looking ahead to 2016 - 5 key viewpoints

Description
In the first Birmingham Brief of 2016, the University asked 5 of their academics to give their thoughts on what we might expect from the year ahead. Two academics from the School of Social Policy - Professor Judith Smith and Dr Nando Sigona - gave their views.
Date:
11/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New book on migration and social policy published

Description
A new book entitled 'Migration and Social Policy' edited by Jenny Phillimore, has been published by Elgar Publishing.
Date:
11/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Direct payments book published

Direct payments book published
Description
A new book, 'Direct payments and personal budgets: Putting personalisation into practice (3rd edition)', by Social Policy's Jon Glasby and Rosemary Littlechild, has recently been published by Policy Press.
Date:
05/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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