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.
COVID-19 research across the College of Social Sciences
About the Health Services Management Centre
HSMC looks back over the last 50 years, celebrating its impact on research and evaluation, teaching and professional development.
View our blogs, events and reminiscences
Taking place in September 2022, world leading scholars will be convening at the centre to share their latest research
11 November 2021
Professor Judith Smith and colleagues have undertaken various national and local evaluations of integrated care over the past ten years.
01 November 2021
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) and Birmingham Business School have collaborated to design and deliver a new online MBA Clinical Leadership
11 October 2021
NHS Leadership Academy Director Steve Gulati on his labyrinthine career journey, his passion for guiding BAME leaders through NHS management, and how his wife's cancer battle put his work—and life—into perspective.
07 October 2021
Professor Martin Powell (HSMC), Dr Sophie King-Hill (HSMC) and Professor Ian Greener (University of Strathclyde) publish analysis of UK media coverage from the first months of the COVID pandemic.
04 October 2021
Professor Russell Mannion (HSMC) to give keynote at German conference on "Context and Culture in Health Services Research".
16 September 2021
The book, which includes a chapter by HSMC Senior Fellow Steve Gulati, captures how individuals, organisations and governments adapted to a pandemic with profound health and socio-economic ramifications.
15 September 2021
As part of the UoB report Addressing the Climate Challenge, HSMC's Steve Gulati and Catherine Weir explore the role of service innovation and public sector leadership in sustainable healthcare.
07 September 2021
Catherine Needham discusses the new social care reform plan in 'The Conversation'
15 July 2021
Professor Mark Exworthy gives insight into the term donated labour and why this is problematic that is has become work place culture.
14 July 2021
Staff at the Universities of Birmingham, Surrey, Cardiff and Macquarie are undertaking research on unprofessional behaviour in health care settings.
13 July 2021
Interim findings from an evaluation of the Children & Young People's Mental Health Trailblazer programme, supporting mental health & wellbeing in schools
Initial findings from an early evaluation of the government's Children and Young People's Mental Health Implementation Programme show gaps in children's mental health provision remain
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