News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Who are the Europeans? New podcast examines issues facing Europeans in the UK

Description
In the first episode of the 'Breaking Brexit' podcast, Dr Nando Sigona examines one of the main issues EU nationals in the UK are faced with since the referendum: who are 'we'?
Date:
19/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Health Services Management Centre key partner in new research into mental health care provision

Description
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) at the University of Birmingham will join the University of York and University of Sheffield in a research project to look at mental health care provision, funded by the Health Foundation.
Date:
19/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Visit the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) stand at the NHS Confederation 2017

Description
The HSMC will have a stand at the NHS Confederation from Wednesday 14th to Thursday 15th June –please come and meet the HSMC experts and pick up a free HSMC rucksack! We will be located at stand H39 near the main NHS Confederation Stand.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

European Health Policy Group: Speaking Truth to Populism?

Description
Established over 20 years ago, the European Health Policy Group (EHPG) is a collegial network which aims to stimulate international collaboration and cross-country learning for improving evidence-based health policy.
Date:
07/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New report examines the importance of compassion within the NHS

Description
Yvonne Sawbridge (Health Services Management Centre) and Alistair Hewison (School of Nursing) were commissioned to complete an evaluation of a Compassion Recognition scheme implemented in several NHS trusts across the West Midlands.
Date:
02/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Brexit, net migration and Eurochildren

Description
The UK's Office for National Statistics has released its quarterly update on net migration. This time the figure, 248,000, the lowest level for nearly three years, is 'favourable' for the government. But what does 'favourable' really mean? Dr Nando Sigona discusses the potential human and emotional costs of Brexit for EU families in the UK and their children, many of whom were born in the UK and hold a British passport.
Date:
02/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why Theresa May can't escape the fallout from her social care U-turn

Description
The Conversation website has just published a piece by Professor Catherine Needham of HSMC about the General Election and social care.
Date:
01/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Health Services Management Centre academics leading the way on effective integration of health and social care

Description
Academics from the Health Services Management Centre shared the centre's latest research into integrated health and social care with delegates from across the world at the 17th International Conference on Integrated Care earlier this month.
Date:
18/05/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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