News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Exploring the migrant journey

Description
Read the article on the work of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) featured in 'Old Joe magazine'.
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Priority setting in tough times

Description
Health is a high priority for the public - this is the case the world over. UK health spending has increased almost every year since the NHS was established and the Government has 'protected' the NHS in recent years - relative to other aspects of public spending
Date:
10/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Policy hosts health and ageing workshop

Description
An important workshop focusing on health and ageing in both China and the UK, took place at the University of Birmingham earlier this month, followed by a day of research meetings
Date:
10/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NIHR Award

Description
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) in partnership with the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), Suresearch and the Open University Business School have won an award from National Institute for Health Research - Health Services and Delivery Research (NIHR HS & DR) to investigate the role of the voluntary sector in mental health crisis care in England.
Date:
10/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Who knows best? Blogs

Description
Read the latest Blogs on the recently published 'Who knows best?' report.
Date:
05/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Emotional Labour on the agenda at international conference

Description
Senior Fellow Yvonne Sawbridge recently presented her work on emotional labour at the 12th Nursing and Healthcare Conference in Vancouver held on 3-5 October 2016
Date:
05/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hard Times for Public Health

Description
Recent years have seen dramatic changes to the structure of our public health system in England, triggered by the 2012 Health and Social Care Act. Last month's Health Select Committee report scrutinises how the changes are working in practice.
Date:
04/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Integrated Care: Unlocking the mysteries

Integrated Care: Unlocking the mysteries
Description
Mystery is not a word that we often connect with health and care as these are worlds in which we like to deal with the practical and the real. However it often seems that working out how best to successfully co-ordinate the contribution of different professionals, services and agencies is clouded in uncertainty and doubt.
Date:
04/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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