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.
View our blogs, events and reminiscences
Taking place in September 2022, world leading scholars will be convening at the centre to share their latest research
17 November 2020
Prof Judith Smith, Sarah Parkinson and Dr Manbinder Sidhu discuss in their evaluation, concerns pertaining to PCNs, its increasing progress and, its collective working with various practices.
12 November 2020
A discussion of evidence based practice when assessing sexual behaviours in children and young people.
10 November 2020
Primary care networks need to increase the engagement of GP practices and wider primary care teams, and strengthen their leadership and management, to become firmly established to meet the challenges ahead.
05 November 2020
A study based on narratives from primary care practitioners, documenting their experiences during the pandemic.
03 November 2020
The University of Birmingham team were asked by Department of Health and Social Care to look at different approaches to shaping care markets, and which work best.
14 October 2020
The University of Birmingham and the Community Hospitals Association are hosting an important seminar series on the value and place of community hospitals in the UK.
30 September 2020
Dr King-Hill explores why 'divide-and-rule' tactics in the face of the coronavirus are not working for the UK's exhausted, fractured population.
The University of Birmingham to be a partner in a new project led by Rape Crisis England & Wales (RCEW)
22 September 2020
New blog in Sociology Lens by Professor Russell Mannion and Ewan Speed on "Populism, policy and pandemics"
12 August 2020
The development of leadership skills in trainee doctors is an issue which has been debated over many years, but may have taken a decisive turn recently.
24 July 2020
New research findings on publication bias from Dr Iestyn Williams and Professor Russell Mannion
Professor Mannion has been working on a project supporting the implementation of a universal health coverage programme across.
More News and Viewpoints
Please note that some of our on campus events may be replaced by virtual events - check with the event organiser listed against each event.
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