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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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

Aftershocks: Brexit, partnership and health

Description
As a Director working in Europe but no longer living in it, my first experience of post-Brexit life was to meet a few shell shocked colleagues on the 6.50am train out of St Pancras and to be greeted with condolences at my first meetings in Brussels.
Date:
18/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'

Description
Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), writes for Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on 'Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'.
Date:
18/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS research on refugee crisis in Dutch newspaper

Description
Nando Sigona interviewed by the well-respected Dutch newspaper NRC about the directions of EU border policy in the context of the refugee crisis.
Date:
18/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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