School of Social Policy academic staff

Catherine Needham

Catherine Needham

Reader in Public Policy and Public Management

Catherine Needham is a Reader in Public Policy and Public Management. She is part based at the Health Services Management Centre, developing research around social care and policy innovation. She is also part based in the Public Services Academy, leading development on graduate public management programmes across the College of Social Sciences.

Catherine’s areas ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3011 (Park House)/+44(0)121 414 6223 (Muirhead Tower)

Email c.needham.1@bham.ac.uk

Karen Newbigging

Karen Newbigging

Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Policy and Management

Karen Newbigging joined HSMC as a Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Policy and Management in November 2013. Originally qualifying as a clinical psychologist, Karen has over thirty years’ experience in the health and social care sector, including direct service provision and commissioning. For the past ten years Karen has been involved in research, consultancy and system development for ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3067

Email k.v.newbigging@bham.ac.uk

Pat Niner

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Pat Niner is a housing researcher with a wide range of experience of different topics and research methods. Her recent specialisms are the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers, and housing benefit reforms. She is continuing to work on ad hoc projects after formal retirement from the University of Birmingham in 2008.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5024

Email p.m.niner@bham.ac.uk

 

 

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