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.
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Taking place in September 2022, world leading scholars will be convening at the centre to share their latest research
05 July 2021
On the 73rd birthday of the NHS, Professor Martin Powell reflects on the principles of the health system and how there is cause for being both optimistic and pessimistic.
28 June 2021
Dr King-Hill discusses what can teachers do to create a safer environment for all students.
This year's HSRUK Conference 2021 will be taking place between 6th-8thJuly 2021 and members of the Birmingham, RAND and Cambridge Evaluation (BRACE) Centre will be delivering several presentations and workshops.
24 June 2021
A study shows effective coordination between primary and secondary care to set up and deliver remote home monitoring models can help patients and reduce demand on hospital services during the period of COVID-19.
10 June 2021
HSMC academic Dr Sophie King-Hill calls for a national approach from a policy level to tackle sexual behaviours in schools.
07 June 2021
Dr Sophie King-Hill looks at what needs to be done to address the complex issues surrounding sexual behaviour choices in children and young people.
13 May 2021
Senior academics from the School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham respond to the Health and Social Care Select Committee inquiry..
31 March 2021
A new study finds that NHS staff feel remote home monitoring methods improve patient care & also reduce the risk of staff and patients contracting Covid-19.
A new study says NHS staff feel remote home monitoring methods enable improved patient care and also reduce the risk of staff and patients contracting Covid-19.
Findings from a study to identify key characteristics of remote home monitoring models for COVID-19 exploring the role it has for patients and staff experiences
24 March 2021
The University of Birmingham has been announced as the lead partner of a brand new Centre for adult social care, which will aim to put evidence into practice to promote and maintain people's independence and wellbeing.
25 February 2021
Does the NHS White Paper go with the grain of policy and practice or risks getting lost in the long grass of bureaucratic change.
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