News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

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

MDTs: Learning from research and practice, Free event, Thursday 17 November

Description
HSMC is helping to organise and run a learning event exploring Multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs)
Date:
04/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Care closer to home - a fairytale?

Care closer to home - a fairytale?
Description
As a staff nurse in hospital many years ago, during a particularly trying shift, I heard myself say to a relative who was late "well it isn't actually visiting time - but alright then" and immediately thought, "who do you think you are to stop people visiting their loved ones? - what's the matter with you?"
Date:
03/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Priorities 2016 summary

Priorities 2016 summary
Description
By Paul Mark Mitchell, Health Economist at the University Of Bristol. This was my first experience of the biennial conference organised by the International Society on Priorities in Health Care.
Date:
29/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NHSCC launch new report to support CCGs in making difficult decisions

Description
NHS Clinical Commissioners has today launched a new publication to support CCGs in making difficult decisions about prioritisation of resources and changes to local services.
Date:
28/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Measuring quality in community nursing

Description
HSMC's Yvonne Sawbridge has been appointed as a member of the advisory committee for an NIHR funded project 'Measuring quality in community nursing: a mixed methods study (QuICN)' – led by Sue Horrocks and Katherine Pollard at the University of West England.
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why Theresa May's Britain will be no haven for refugees

Why Theresa May's Britain will be no haven for refugees
Description
If her speech at the UN is any indication, Theresa May prioritizes nationalist concerns over humanitarian ones, says IRiS's Nando Sigona in an article in 'Newsweek'.
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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