Health Services Management Centre

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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Latest News and Viewpoints

HSMC Events – "A Proud Legacy and an Exciting Future....."

Steve Gulati
Description:
Steve Gulati reflects on HSMC's tradition of sharing knowledge and encouraging debate through events and seminars.
Date:
17 February 2022

HSMC to host this year's OBHC Conference

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Description:
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) will be hosting this year's OBHC Conference between Mon 12th – Wed 14th September 2022.
Date:
14 February 2022

LGBTQ+ History Month 2022: The Legacy of Section 28

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Description:
For LGBTQ + History Month 2022, Dr Spohie King looks back over the impact of the Local Government Act 1988, particularly the notorious Section 28.
Date:
09 February 2022

HSMC at 50: a retrospective

Description:
Professor Judith Smith, current Director of HSMC, reflects on the key contributions made by HSMC to health policy and management
Date:
20 January 2022

Professor Mannion to present the 36th Annual HSR lecture

Professor Russell Mannion
Description:
Professor Russell Mannion to present at the 36th Annual HSR lecture
Date:
12 January 2022

Research grant for project to assess sexual behaviours in children and young people aged 13-18 in the UK

Description:
Dr Sophie King-Hill receives funding to lead on new project seeking to reduce the harmful sexual behaviours in children and young people
Date:
12 January 2022

Vertical integration of primary care practices with acute hospitals in England and Wales

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Description:
Understanding vertical integration between primary care medical practices and the organisations running acute hospitals
Date:
12 January 2022

Early development of primary care networks in the NHS in England

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Description:
The study looks at early evidence on implementation and development of PCNs, motivations to participate and what enables or inhibits progress.
Date:
11 January 2022

COVID Oximetry @home evaluation: Interpretation of findings

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Description:
A collection of findings based on the COVID Oximetry @home evaluation from RSET and BRACE in collaboration with Imperial College London and Health Foundation
Date:
17 November 2021

What can we learn from a decade of National Pilot Programmes?

Description:
Professor Judith Smith and colleagues have undertaken various national and local evaluations of integrated care over the past ten years.
Date:
11 November 2021

MBA Clinical Leadership

Description:
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) and Birmingham Business School have collaborated to design and deliver a new online MBA Clinical Leadership
Date:
01 November 2021

Steve Gulati: NHS leadership and me

Steve Gulati
Description:
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.
Date:
11 October 2021
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Events 

Please note that some of our on campus events may be replaced by virtual events - check with the event organiser listed against each event.

Forthcoming events

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Contact us

Health Services Management Centre (HSMC)
University of Birmingham Park House
40 Edgbaston Park Road
Birmingham
B15 2RT United Kingdom 

 

HSMC Knowledge & Evidence Service (KES)

Tel: +44(0)121 414 3672
Email: hsmc-kes@contacts.bham.ac.uk

 

HSMC Teaching

Tel: +44(0)121 414 2280
Email: hsmc-teaching@contacts.bham.ac.uk

EGA Team

Email: ega-programmeteam@contacts.bham.ac.uk (top up queries)

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