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.

COVID-19 research across the College of Social Sciences

News, discoveries and breakthroughs


 

Latest News and Viewpoints

Shifting Shapes: how can local care markets support personalised outcomes?

Description:
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.
Date:
03 November 2020

Valuing community hospitals: Insights from policy, practice and research

Description:
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.
Date:
14 October 2020

Coronavirus: 'divide-and-rule' tactics are clearly not working for the UK's exhausted, fractured population

Description:
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.
Date:
30 September 2020

Dr Sophie King-Hill to participate in ground-breaking national project on sibling sexual abuse

Description:
The University of Birmingham to be a partner in a new project led by Rape Crisis England & Wales (RCEW)
Date:
30 September 2020

Populism, policy and pandemics

Description:
New blog in Sociology Lens by Professor Russell Mannion and Ewan Speed on "Populism, policy and pandemics"
Date:
22 September 2020

Leadership development for doctors: Are we turning a corner?

A woman and two men discussing item viewed on a laptop in an office
Description:
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.
Date:
12 August 2020

Publication bias in health services research

Description:
New research findings on publication bias from Dr Iestyn Williams and Professor Russell Mannion
Date:
24 July 2020

HSMC Professor working on a WHO project to support the implementation of a universal health coverage programme

Description:
Professor Mannion has been working on a project supporting the implementation of a universal health coverage programme across.
Date:
24 July 2020

New report on NIHR funded study: The role of the voluntary sector in mental health crisis

Description:
This study explored the value of the approach of the voluntary sector in responding to people experiencing a mental health crisis.
Date:
24 July 2020

Project update: Partnering for Improvement in the NHS

Description:
Update on the NIHR HS&DR-funded 'Partnering for Improvement in the NHS' project.
Date:
24 July 2020

New report on NIHR funded study: The role of the voluntary sector in mental health crisis

Description:
New NIHR study exploring the value of the approach of the voluntary sector responding to people experiencing a mental health crisis.
Date:
14 July 2020

Social care reform – Always Jam Tomorrow

Description:
Dr Needham discusses whether the current pandemic a turning point for social care reform?
Date:
07 July 2020
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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

EGA Team

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

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