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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30 July 2018

Hope for Housing conference - a recap

On 9 July HCRG held a conference to connect international academic research, local community activism and policy debates and support community-led housing in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

09 July 2018

Hope for Housing comes to Birmingham

The Housing and Communities Research Group is hosting a conference wto explore how the Government Community Housing fund could mean Hope for Housing in Birmingham.

28 June 2018

Cancer and age – looking beyond the numbers

How is the rise in cancer for the oldest people in UK society significant for cancer services? A new report from HSMC academics for Cancer Research UK explores how treatment decisions and experiences of care should be improved.

27 June 2018

The NHS: Life begins at 70?

Will extra funding for the NHS be enough to set in on a path to a long and happy future? Martin Powell, Professor of Health and Social Policy at HSMC, offers his opinion in our latest Viewpoint.

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


HSMC Knowledge & Evidence Service (KES)

Tel: +44(0)121 414 3672


HSMC Teaching

Tel: +44(0)121 414 2280

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