News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

University of Cambridge awarded £40m to create world-leading health care improvement research institute

Description
The Health Foundation, an independent charity, has today announced the University of Cambridge has been chosen to establish and run a new improvement research institute, the first of its kind in Europe.
Date:
29/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

National evaluation of the Building the Right Support programme

Description
The Health Service Management Centre (HSMC) will be undertaking a national evaluation of NHS England's Building the Right Support programme, which aims to develop support services in the community for people with a learning disability and/or autism.
Date:
27/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New study to investigate efficiency, cost and quality of mental healthcare provision

Description
A new study will explore the efficiency, cost and quality of current provision across all mental health trusts in England and investigate how organisational changes can be made to drive efficiency improvements.
Date:
24/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Do you have experience in health and care services improvement? Join the Q network

Description
A community dedicated to connecting people who have health and care improvement expertise are now recruiting new members across the West Midlands.
Date:
20/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Reflections on NHS leadership – a perspective from a recently-retired Chief Executive

Description
Mary Edwards, former Chief Executive of Hampshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, gives her reflections on NHS leadership.
Date:
24/02/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

Launch of Special Australasian Edition of Journal of Integrated Care

Description
Dr Robin Miller from the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham will be delivering a keynote address around international perspectives on integrated care to mark the formal launch of the Journal of Integrated Care's special issue on Integrated Care in Australasia.
Date:
15/02/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why family care isn't always the best care for the elderly

Description
The idea of family care is nice, but there are limits to what it can provide - Catherine Needham explores the options in an article on The Conversation.
Date:
15/02/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

Video: older people don't choose to take up hospital beds

Description
In an article on The Conversation, Jon Glasby discusses NIHR research which interviewed older people about their emergency admissions to hospital, addressing the assumption that many older people are admitted to hospital when they don't really need to be.
Date:
13/02/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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