News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

Latest IRiS Working Paper - Dimensions of Diversity

Description
The latest in the IRiS Working Paper series has been published, 'Dimensions of Diversity: Terminology in health resarch'.
Date:
22/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Judith Smith comments on the Budget 2016 and NHS funding

Description
HSMC's Judith Smith comments on what she thinks could be on the governments agenda during this year's budget announcement regarding NHS funding.
Date:
16/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

A new fast-track discharge fund: The solution to delayed discharge?

A new fast-track discharge fund: The solution to delayed discharge?
Description
ResPublica launched Care After Cure: Creating a Fast Track Pathway from Hospitals to Homes on 1 March. In the report they outline the increasing strain the NHS is under, particularly its acute hospitals.
Date:
15/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Research Group presented at major conference on housing for older people

Description
Over 300 people attended the 2016 Housing LIN conference: 'People powered change: a festival of ideas' at the Oval cricket ground on 11 March.
Date:
14/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Lost in the World: Former unaccompanied minors in orbit

Lost in the World: Former unaccompanied minors in orbit
Description
Young people seeking safety and security are subjected to the vagaries of all kinds of 'solutions at various national borders' - Nando Sigona and Elaine Chase (UCL) write in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
14/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

International Summer School Integrated Care (ISSIC)

Description
Robin Miller, Senior Fellow, is a member of the faculty which will deliver 'The International Summer School Integrated Care©' in June 2016.
Date:
10/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What about us - reversing the trend of the chronically under-researched role of the GP receptionist

What about us - reversing the trend of the chronically under-researched role of the GP receptionist
Description
Imagine we're playing a game of word association and I said the words GP receptionist – what words would spring into mind - and I want you to be honest! …Dragon behind the desk? Caring? Unhelpful? Contentious? Unfriendly? Trustworthy? Obstructive? Helpful? Jobsworth? Hardworking?
Date:
08/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

School contributes to Radio 4 debates on personal health budgets for maternity services

Description
Jon Glasby was one of the panel members on a phone-in for Radio 4's Moneybox programme exploring proposals to pilot personal health budgets in maternity services.
Date:
07/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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