News in the School of Social Policy

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

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Why cracking down on illegal migration does not change net migration rate

Description
Responding to the latest ONS data on net migration, David Cameron has announced his government strategy to address unauthorised migration.
Date:
27/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NHS pressures at risk of stifling cancer research, says report

Description
Daily pressures on the NHS are having a serious impact on its ability to support world-leading research into cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-commissioned report from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
20/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Could you be Dementia-Friendly?

Could you be Dementia-Friendly?
Description
As a Dementia Champion I volunteered to be part of a social movement which looks to reduce the isolation and stigma often encountered by those people with, or close to a person with a dementia diagnosis
Date:
20/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How can we increase responsible lending and borrowing?

Description
Following the CHASM workshop held on Tuesday 28 April 2015 at the Wellcome Collection in London on 'How can we increase responsible lending and borrowing?', a summary of the event is now available to download
Date:
20/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Work students return from successful Erasmus trip to Warsaw, Poland

Description
Recently, Dawn Riverand Maureen Smojkis led a trip for Social Work students on the BA and MA qualifying programmes to the Institute of Prevention and Resocialisation at the University of Warsaw Poland.
Date:
19/05/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

State of the Nation: Ten things we learned about the NHS under the coalition

State of the Nation: Ten things we learned about the NHS under the coalition
Description
Unlike in 2010, healthcare was a key electoral battleground this May. In thinking through how we got from the 2010 inheritance to now, here are ten things we didn't know then but certainly know now.
Date:
19/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Four critical NHS issues that could keep Jeremy Hunt awake at night

Four critical NHS issues that could keep Jeremy Hunt awake at night
Description
HSMC's Mark Exworthy writes for 'The Conversation' on the paradox of competition and integration other key challenges facing the re-appointed health secretary.
Date:
18/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The nursing profession 2015 - handmaidens or autonomous?

The nursing profession 2015 - handmaidens or autonomous?
Description
Today is international nurses' day. It always makes me re-examine my own profession and reflect on where nursing is today.
Date:
12/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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