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
10 February 2021
Dr Sophie King-Hill discusses her new publication which focuses on her recent realistic evaluation of a sexual behaviours assessment tool in children and young people.
04 February 2021
New HSMC report evaluating two national leadership development programmes – the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Nye Bevan Programmes
New survey launched for health professionals as part of a project to explore the tensions and challenges of managing the risk of antimicrobial resistance in everyday health care practice.
01 February 2021
Justin Aunger and Ross Millar are carrying out a review of inter-organisational collaborations in healthcare with the aim to untangle some of the thinking around how collaboration works, why, and whom it benefits.
27 January 2021
Researchers from BRACE participate in a rapid evaluation of the national NHS remote home monitoring model for COVID-19 patients
20 January 2021
Following the development of new vaccines in our fight against the SARS-CoV-2, Dr Williams and colleagues explore the priority setting decisions will need to be made .
07 January 2021
This new article explores right-wing populist responses to the pandemic using fascistic themes developed by Albert Camus in his novel The Plague.
17 December 2020
Professor Mannion will speak at this national event which will be addressing bullying, discrimination, harassment and incivility in healthcare.
08 December 2020
Colleagues from HSMC and Rand Europe discuss whether Primary Care Networks and Models of Vertical Integration can coexist.
04 December 2020
New research from the BRACE Centre reveals how hospitals could step in to help manage GP practices.
01 December 2020
In several places in the UK, GP practices are now being run by NHS hospitals, enabling some GP practices to continue that would otherwise have closed, says a new study.
23 November 2020
Mark Exworthy and Russell Mannion win prestigious Emerald Award.
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