News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

The Student's Companion to Social Policy: 5th Edition

Description
This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling 'Student's Companion to Social Policy' charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Square pegs and round holes: Forming a resident management company at Ashfields

Description
New research by David Mullins and Jon Stevens for the Housing and Communities Research Group provides an inspiring example of how retirement housing providers can adapt to the aspirations of a new generation of consumers.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Read the Summer edition of CHASM's e-Bulletin

Description
The latest e-bulletin from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is now available, keeping you informed of their latest activities
Date:
10/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS 2016-2017: Practitioner Research Programme

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

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
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