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

The role of service innovation and public sector leadership in sustainable healthcare

Description:
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.
Date:
15 September 2021

Social care reform: why Boris Johnson's plan won't fix the crisis – expert view

Description:
Catherine Needham discusses the new social care reform plan in 'The Conversation'
Date:
07 September 2021

NHS staff still going the extra mile

Description:
Professor Mark Exworthy gives insight into the term donated labour and why this is problematic that is has become work place culture.
Date:
15 July 2021

Research on unprofessional and bullying behaviours in health care

Description:
Staff at the Universities of Birmingham, Surrey, Cardiff and Macquarie are undertaking research on unprofessional behaviour in health care settings.
Date:
14 July 2021

Early evaluation of the Children and Young People's Mental Health Trailblazer programme

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Description:
Interim findings from an evaluation of the Children & Young People's Mental Health Trailblazer programme, supporting mental health & wellbeing in schools
Date:
13 July 2021

New mental health support teams in schools and colleges have achieved a great deal, but gaps in children's mental health provision remain

Boy looking at mental health information on screen
Description:
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
Date:
13 July 2021

Principles Under Pressure as NHS celebrates its 73rd Birthday

Description:
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.
Date:
05 July 2021

How to...tackle 'rape culture' in schools

Description:
Dr King-Hill discusses what can teachers do to create a safer environment for all students.
Date:
28 June 2021

BRACE members to present at this year's HSRUK 2021 Online Conference

Description:
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.
Date:
28 June 2021

Study shows remote home monitoring models can support COVID-19 patients and reduce demand on hospital services

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Description:
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.
Date:
24 June 2021

Calls for a national approach from a policy level to tackle sexual behaviours in schools

Description:
HSMC academic Dr Sophie King-Hill calls for a national approach from a policy level to tackle sexual behaviours in schools.
Date:
10 June 2021

What are the first steps in addressing rape culture in schools?

Description:
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.
Date:
07 June 2021
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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

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

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