The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) at the University of Birmingham is one of the UK's foremost centres for research, evaluation, teaching and professional development for health and social care organisations. HSMC has established a unique reputation as a 'critical friend' of the healthcare community and strives constantly to bridge the gap between research and practice.
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HSMC looks back over the last 50 years, celebrating its impact on research and evaluation, teaching and professional development.
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The BRACE evaluation of Women’s Health Hubs has been cited in the first Women’s Health Strategy for England, which set out ambitions to improve the health and wellbeing of women.
11 August 2022
Professor Russell Mannion and colleagues have undertaken research funded by The Health Foundation to asses the impact of Covid-19 in mental health services.
21 July 2022
HSMC Director, Dr Ross Millar reflects on HSMC at 50's alumni event
14 July 2022
The origins of Park House.. the home of the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) by Rachel Posaner
07 July 2022
Professor Mark Exworthy and colleagues claim that the new National Clinical Impact Awards (NCIAs) are insensitive to the needs of the wider NHS workforce.
05 July 2022
New research on telephone triage in primary care finds that it does not disadvantage patients with multimorbidity in terms of access to care.
31 May 2022
Dr Sophie King-Hill and colleagues have coordinated a cross-university initiative to offer dynamic sexual violence workshops to medical students.
24 May 2022
In our latest blog, as part of the 50th anniversary series, Dr Christiane Shrimpton provides us with personal reflection on the impact of the Bevan programme.
22 March 2022
Jon Glasby is a qualified social worker by background and Director of IMPACT, the UK centre for implementing evidence in adult social care.
17 February 2022
Steve Gulati reflects on HSMC's tradition of sharing knowledge and encouraging debate through events and seminars.
14 February 2022
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) will be hosting this year's OBHC Conference between Mon 12th – Wed 14th September 2022.
09 February 2022
For LGBTQ + History Month 2022, Dr Spohie King looks back over the impact of the Local Government Act 1988, particularly the notorious Section 28.
20 January 2022
Professor Judith Smith, current Director of HSMC, reflects on the key contributions made by HSMC to health policy and management
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