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Friday 13th July 2018

Cancer care for an ageing population: how and why to develop our approach

Description
In this week's Birmingham Brief, a research team from the Health Services Management Centre reflect on their work to understand the specific needs of older people living with cancer and identify the challenges facing the NHS as our population ages.
Date:
Friday 13th July 2018
Thursday 5th July 2018

Closing the mental health treatment gap

Description
Professor of Mental Health Policy, Paul Burstow discusses the University's Mental Health Policy Commission and how we can work towards closing the prevention gap.
Date:
Thursday 5th July 2018
Friday 29th June 2018

Death Before Birth: The use of metaphor to understand and communicate about pregnancy loss

Description
June is Sands (the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) awareness month and the University is currently undertaking vital research into descriptions of Death Before Birth and Lived Experiences of Miscarriage in order to better understand and improve the experiences of those affected by miscarriage.
Date:
Friday 29th June 2018
Thursday 21st June 2018

Welcoming refugees in the UK

Description
For World Refugee Week 2018 Professor Jenni Philimore explains how the Institute for Research into Superdiversity has developed a toolkit and a range of resources to inform and assist local authorities and practitioners on how to welcome refugees.
Date:
Thursday 21st June 2018
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