News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

IRiS 2016-2017: Practitioner Research Programme

Description
IRiS Practitioner Research Programme - Information session, 12 October 2016.
Date:
08/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Preparing for the Impact of Brexit on the NHS: Challenges in Funding, Recruitment and Research

Description
HSMC's Professor Mark Exworthy is speaking at an event organised by the Public Policy Exchange.
Date:
04/08/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Professor Judith Smith visits Australia to share her knowledge and experience of models of primary care delivery

Description
HSMC's Professor Judith Smith is visiting Australia for a week to share her knowledge and experience of models of primary care delivery with academic and professional colleagues in the country.
Date:
01/08/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Addressing delays in discharge – a case of integrated care in action?

Addressing delays in discharge – a case of integrated care in action?
Description
A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) published earlier this year estimated that delays in discharging medically fit patients from hospital were costing £820m a year. In spite of many organisations across the country introducing various measures to reduce delays in discharges, the NAO reports that the number of delays has risen by a third in the past two years equating to more than 1.1 million days.
Date:
29/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

On superdiversity in a 'crisis mood'

Description
Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), Nando Sigona, was recently interviewed by Rosemary Bechler, Editor for 'Open Democracy'.
Date:
26/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What clinicians need to know about cancer survivors' approaches to self-management

What clinicians need to know about cancer survivors' approaches to self-management
Description
With more people surviving cancer than ever before we need to focus on how to support cancer survivors to live well post-cancer. For some cancer survivors, the chronic nature of some of the side-effects from cancer and its treatment can be debilitating and exhausting, resulting in assaults to their physical, psychological and emotional health and wellbeing.
Date:
25/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Junior doctor contract dispute: nearing the end?

Junior doctor contract dispute: nearing the end?
Description
Professor Mark Exworthy from the Health Services Management Centre, considers prospects for cordial relations between doctors and the government.
Date:
21/07/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Good Housing: Better Health

Description
Against a backdrop of the ongoing consultation on the design of the new Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme, The Academic-Practitioner Partnership has published a paper to highlight the one-sided approach to housing policy.
Date:
19/07/2016
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