News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

Hospital Management Conference

Description
HSMC's Professor Russell Mannion has been invited to give the opening plenary address at the Inaugural International Conference on Hospital Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka in November 2016
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life

Description
Chris Allen recently spent two days with the Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life when it visited Birmingham.
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Beyond the binary of financial in/exclusion - latest CHASM Briefing Paper

Description
Read the latest Briefing Paper from CHASM, 'Beyond the binary of financial in/exclusion: Towards a spectrum of unsecured credit use'.
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Britain to take 3,000 refugee children by 2020...Generous? Think again

Britain to take 3,000 refugee children by 2020...Generous? Think again
Description
IRiS's Nando Sigona explains in The Independent just how generous the UK's offer to take 3,000 lone refugee children really is and why more can be done to address the situation of unaccompanied minors in the EU.
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Policy and Administration - 50th Anniversary

Description
The oldest British social policy journal, 'Social Policy and Administration', celebrated its 50th anniversary with a day conference at the Health Services Management Centre.
Date:
25/04/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Links Across the Water - David Mullins speaks at two conferences in Northern Ireland

Description
David Mullins spoke at conferences in Belfast either side of Easter
Date:
25/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Getting Hospital Boards on Board with Patient Safety

Description
Recent high-profile reports and inquiries into serious failings in care raise concerns over the ability of trust boards to discharge these duties effectively. Against this background, a new report provides empirical evidence on the associations between board governance, patient safety processes and patient-centred outcomes.
Date:
20/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Overhauling the NHS Complaints System - Reducing Complexity to Improve Patient Experience and Safety

Description
Senior Fellow and HSMC's Director of Policy, Hilary Brown is chairing a symposium which will provide healthcare professionals and patient representatives the opportunity to examine the current complaints system and discuss ways it can be improved in order to enhance both service delivery and the quality of care.
Date:
19/04/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences
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