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

Migration, identity and belonging: people of colour and the NHS

Description:
A reflective blog by Steve Gulati on the anniversary of the NHS.
Date:
07 July 2020

Gold standard involvement or co-production in research?

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New blog for Co-production week by Dr Karen Newbigging.
Date:
07 July 2020

Opening plenary at this year's HSR UK 2020 conference chaired by Professor Judith Smith

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Professor Judith Smith has chaired the opening plenary at this year's HSR UK 2020 conference.
Date:
02 July 2020

Acute hospitals managing general practice services in the UK: why, how and what are the consequences for primary care delivery?

Description:
Dr Manbinder Sidhu's research paper presentation for the HSR UK 2020 conference.
Date:
26 June 2020

Addressing failure and turnaround in health care organisations: a review of current approaches and experiences across NHS providers

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Dr Ross Millar and Sarah Morgan present findings from their NIHR funded research at the HSR UK 2020 Conference.
Date:
23 June 2020

Rapid prioritisation of adult social care innovations for evaluation: Reflections and considerations

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Dr Walton's research paper on rapid prioritisation work, for the HSR UK 2020 Conference.
Date:
22 June 2020

Primary care networks in the English NHS: (another) triumph of hope over experience

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Professor Judith Smith's research paper on the early implementation of PCNs for the HSR UK 2020 Conference.
Date:
22 June 2020

Narrative accounts of primary care practitioners in a time of Covid-19

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Research to capture the experiences of primary care teams during the covid-19 pandemic
Date:
09 June 2020

Under pressure: Children and Young People's Mental Health, the hidden impacts of COVID-19

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Dr Gemma McKenna highlights the pandemic's damaging effect on our children and young people's mental health
Date:
02 June 2020

The beguiling simplicity of common sense

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An incisive blog on the role of common sense in leadership
Date:
20 May 2020

Rationing resources in a time of pandemic: can ethical principles help us?

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A discussion around the physical resource limitations in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
Date:
18 May 2020

Coaching, conscience and compassion: the governance of healthcare organisations in a time of Covid-19

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Professor Judith Smith on the vital role of steadying, supportive, values-led governance at this time of crisis.
Date:
30 April 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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