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NHS staff do a fantastic job, it's time we gave them more credit

NHS staff do a fantastic job, it's time we gave them more credit

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HSMC's Jon Glasby writes for 'The Conversation' in an article 'NHS staff do a fantastic job, it's time we gave them more credit'.
Date:
Monday 20th January 2014
Turn the welfare state on its head to fix social care

Turn the welfare state on its head to fix social care

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HSMC's Jon Glasby writes for 'The Conversation' in an article 'Turn the welfare state on its head to fix social care'.
Date:
Tuesday 22nd October 2013
Lampedusa refugee crisis

Lampedusa refugee crisis

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IRiS academic Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation' in an article entitled 'Italy ignores real cause of Lampedusa refugee tragedy'.
Date:
Monday 7th October 2013
Short of cash, rent and food – Britons in dire financial straits

Short of cash, rent and food – Britons in dire financial straits

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Karen Rowlingson, Professor of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, has written an article in 'The Conversation', to coincide with the publication of a new report co-authored with Stephen McKay.
Date:
Friday 9th August 2013

How serious are we about integrating health and social care?

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HSMC's Jon Glasby writes opinion piece in 'The Conversation' and asks how radical we're really prepared to be to resolve this longstanding issue?
Date:
Tuesday 9th July 2013

Despite the difficulties the NHS is not dead yet

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Jon Glasby's article 'Despite the difficulties the NHS is not dead yet' is published in The Conversation.
Date:
Monday 10th June 2013
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Chris Allen presenting at the 'Faith in the City' event Professor Jon Glasby

Jenny PhillimoreKaren Rowlingson

Surinder Guru, Lecturer in Social Work Dr Nando SigonaSue White