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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Challenges presented by mass migration are driving new solutions around affordable housing, report finds

Challenges presented by mass migration are driving new solutions around affordable housing, report finds
Description
A new report by academics at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) here at the University of Birmingham has found the urgency created by significant immigration is helping drive innovations and solutions around affordable housing that would have otherwise taken many more years – which will be of considerable use in tackling the wider housing crisis.
Date:
10/05/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham appointed to deliver major public health national leadership programme

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The University of Birmingham's Health Services Management Centre (HSMC), the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) and the Medical School Public Health faculty are delighted to announce that they will be delivering the new Aspiring Public Health Leaders' programme from 2017, in partnership with Public Health England.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

It's not just about the money: five dilemmas underpinning health and social care reform

Description
Open any national newspaper or turn on the news and there is likely to be coverage of the intense pressures facing the NHS. Following on from the publication of the third edition of Understanding Health and Social Care, Jon Glasby looks at what's needed for long-term, successful health and social care reform.
Date:
08/02/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

Poor mental health in the West Midlands region costs more than £3000 per person, study finds

Description
A new study has estimated the financial impact of poor mental health on the West Midlands region to be over £12 billion per year, including nearly £2 billion a year as a direct cost to the NHS – equivalent to more than £3000 for every person living in the area.
Date:
31/01/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Primary Care in Europe

Description
Dr Robin Miller to attend the annual European Forum for primary care in Riga, Latvia
Date:
06/09/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Uneasy but Vital: Partnership between general practice and adult social work

Description
Dr Robin Miller, has produced a podcast with Ockham Healthcare reflecting on the relationship between general practice and adult social work.
Date:
06/09/2016
Categories:
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
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