News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Are expectations for integrating health and social care unrealistic?

Description
An article by HSMC's Robin Miller entitled 'Are expectations for integrating health and social care unrealistic?' was recently published in 'The Guardian'.
Date:
13/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Building better partnerships between academia and the NHS

Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham hope the findings of a newly published study will help academics and health care professionals work more closely together in the future.
Date:
12/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Keeping the right side of Mill

Keeping the right side of  Mill
Description
Questions of smoking regulations are currently in the news offering an opportunity to revisit Mill's famous dictum which, to paraphrase, allows restrictions on personal liberty only in order to prevent harm to others.
Date:
12/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM: Latest Briefing Papers

Description
Read the latest Briefing Paper now available on the CHASM website.
Date:
11/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IMF's win-win scenario: when re-distribution equals growth

IMF's win-win scenario: when re-distribution equals growth
Description
Professor Karen Rowlingson writes in 'The Conversation' in an article entitled 'IMFs win-win scenario: when re-distribution equals growth'.
Date:
11/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Building Better Health - Why Society Needs Joint Working Between Health, Housing and Social Care

Description
HSMC's Jon Glasby and Robin Miller explore the relationship between health, housing and social care in this special edition of Journal of Integrated Care.
Date:
11/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Care.data: A missed opportunity

Care.data: A missed opportunity
Description
In all the many important discussions about data security in the context of the Care.data project, other concerns, such as the marketisation of the research agenda and the resulting influence over which public health issues are highlighted, are often ignored. Outside the NHS, care.data will also be made available to think tanks, universities, charities, and private companies, as if they were all equivalent entities with equivalent motivations.
Date:
10/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What is the best age to start a family?

Description
The average age that women give birth to their first child has been rising since the 1970s in England and Wales. It was 23.4 in 1969 and by 2012 that average stood at 28.1 years. The data are of course more interesting and complicated than an average figure suggests.
Date:
07/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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