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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Symposium: Quality, satisfaction and governance

Description
Professor Mark Exworthy is speaking at a conference in Oslo, Norway on "doctors´ professional satisfaction, quality of care, and the governance of health care organizations" (June 2-3, 2014).
Date:
02/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Evidencing superdiversity in the census and beyond

Description
A new article by IRiS academic Professor Martin Stringer, entitled 'Evidencing superdiversity in the census and beyond' has been published by Taylor and Francis online
Date:
21/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS academic, Professor Kiran Trehan, inaugural lecture

Description
IRiS academic to give Inaugural Lecture on 'Enterprise and Diversity: Walking the Talk through Politics and Emotions to Policy Impact, on 25 June 2014.
Date:
21/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Latest articles from IRiS research fellow

Description
Two new articles by Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska, Marie Curie Research Fellow based in the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), have been published recently by SAGE.
Date:
20/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Tough choices and new opportunities in a cold fiscal climate

Tough choices and new opportunities in a cold fiscal climate
Description
To coincide with the publication of the latest HSMC newsletter the editors Iestyn Williams and Jenny Harlock reflect on how the NHS is coping with the challenges brought by austerity.
Date:
19/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Two cents worth?

Two cents worth?
Description
Fate over the last month has transpired to bring into sharper relief the issue of how the NHS (in England) has become more exposed to and influenced by international trends in health policy and management.
Date:
19/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Alcoholism: Heartsink or microcosm?

Alcoholism: Heartsink or microcosm?
Description
Few GPs get excited by seeing known alcoholics walk into their surgery; they are the classic 'heartsink' patients, with a host of problems, often insoluble.
Date:
19/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

International Nurses' Day

International Nurses' Day
Description
Recently it was International Nurses' day - a day when nurses across the world celebrate and reflect on nursing through a variety of ways. I wanted to add my reflections to this, in part generated from a small comment made by Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of NHS England in his inaugural speech last month (link below). He mentioned the need for "more professional authority for nurses and midwives" – but does this matter?
Date:
19/05/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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