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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The curious incident of the Chief Executives in the night time

The curious incident of the Chief Executives in the night time
Description
With the launch last week of NHS Improvement – the new regulator of healthcare providers - my thoughts have turned to regulation and inspection in terms of the value they add to a system.
Date:
04/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why Britain isn't Belgium

Description
Following the series of explosions at Brussels' Zavantem airport and a further explosion at the Maalbeek metro station yesterday, Social Policy's Chris Allen comments on events in Belgium in articles in the Huffington Post and the Toronto Star.
Date:
23/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Coalition Government and Social Policy

Description
A new book analysing UK social policy, is being launched at an event at the LSE in April.
Date:
23/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What makes a route more or less deadly to sea migrants?

Description
Unpacking a Rapidly Changing Scenario is the first briefing paper of the ESRC-funded 'Unravelling the migration crisis (MEDMIG)' project co-led by IRiS Dr Nando Sigona.
Date:
23/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Health and social care integration: The Emperor's new clothes

Description
HSMC's Robin Miller will be delivering a social work seminar on health and social care integration.
Date:
22/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Latest IRiS Working Paper - Dimensions of Diversity

Description
The latest in the IRiS Working Paper series has been published, 'Dimensions of Diversity: Terminology in health resarch'.
Date:
22/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Judith Smith comments on the Budget 2016 and NHS funding

Description
HSMC's Judith Smith comments on what she thinks could be on the governments agenda during this year's budget announcement regarding NHS funding.
Date:
16/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

A new fast-track discharge fund: The solution to delayed discharge?

A new fast-track discharge fund: The solution to delayed discharge?
Description
ResPublica launched Care After Cure: Creating a Fast Track Pathway from Hospitals to Homes on 1 March. In the report they outline the increasing strain the NHS is under, particularly its acute hospitals.
Date:
15/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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