News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

A reflection on Enoch Powell's return to Birmingham

Description
Birmingham REP revisits the lead up to, and aftermath, of Enoch Powell's controversial `Rivers of Blood' speech which was delivered in Birmingham on 20th April 1968.
Date:
09/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2016

Description
The Social Worker of the Year Awards 2016 shortlist has been announced and the winners will be revealed at a glittering awards ceremony in November
Date:
07/11/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

How fear of being publicly shamed is harming social work

Description
In an article published in Community Care, Social Policy's Matthew Gibson argues how the current climate means social work practice is more about avoiding being publicly shamed than doing what's best.
Date:
01/11/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Redefining integration

Description
All are invited to an event, jointly hosted by the Institute for Research into Superdiversity and the Runnymede Trust on 'Redefining integration'.
Date:
01/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Finding the answer to the crisis in General Practice

Description
That there is a crisis in general practice is not in doubt. The impact of escalating demand and unmanageable workload is having a devastating effect, with GPs leaving the profession in significant numbers either through early retirement, or for a career change. The extent of the crisis means something has to give. And it has.
Date:
01/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

If integration is the answer, what was the question? What next for English health and social care?

Description
The International Journal of Integrated Care, has recently published an article by Professor Jon Glasby, entitled 'If Integration is the answer, what was the question? What next for English Health and Social Care?
Date:
31/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Who knows best? Understanding older people's experience of emergency hospital admission

Description
An extended version of this post was originally published on 04 October 2016 in the Policy Briefing section of Discover Society which is provided in collaboration with the journal Policy & Politics.
Date:
27/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Ten towns - Birmingham: Unity in Diversity

Description
CommonGround are hosting a public discussion in partnership with the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 7 December, 2016 from 17.30 - 19.30, Room 714/5, Muirhead Tower - all welcome.
Date:
26/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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