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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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

What next for the Calais refugees?

Description
IRiS's Nando Sigona speaks to BBC World Service Newshour on the Calais jungle and what next for its residents: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04c4wy8 from 47'30''.
Date:
24/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Innovation in primary care

Description
Dr Robin Miller and Yvonne Sawbridge recently ran a workshop on innovation for Dudley GPs Practice managers and nurses.
Date:
24/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Child refugees in Calais

Description
Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) spoke to Adrian Goldberg on Radio WM, to talk about the child refugees in Calais.
Date:
24/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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