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How serious are we about integrating health and social care?

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?
Tuesday 9th July 2013

Despite the difficulties the NHS is not dead yet

Jon Glasby's article 'Despite the difficulties the NHS is not dead yet' is published in The Conversation.
Monday 10th June 2013

Bleak future lies in wait for the families of Woolwich suspects

Surinder Guru, Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Birmingham, writes for 'The Conversation' on the future the families of the Woolwich murder suspects may be facing.
Thursday 30th May 2013

Race, class and conflict

Since the hideous atrocities committed in Woolwich last week, the number of anti-Muslim incidents - verbal and physical abuse, vandalising and defacing mosques for instance - reported to the Government-funded Tell MAMA (Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks have risen sharply from around 4-5 per day to almost 50 in the same amount of time.
Tuesday 28th May 2013

The truth about migrants - they want to work, pay tax, make friends and integrate

New article by Jenny Phillimore is published in 'The Conversation'.
Thursday 16th May 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