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
02 June 2020
Dr Gemma McKenna highlights the pandemic's damaging effect on our children and young people's mental health
20 May 2020
An incisive blog on the role of common sense in leadership
18 May 2020
A discussion around the physical resource limitations in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
30 April 2020
Professor Judith Smith on the vital role of steadying, supportive, values-led governance at this time of crisis.
29 April 2020
What does it mean when government says they're "following the science"? Professor Martin Powell and Dr Sophie King-Hill discuss.
27 April 2020
We are collating together the experiences of health care systems around the world into a collection which will make a unique comparative analysis of the policy and organisational responses to COVID-19.
24 April 2020
Examining the use of non-invasive ventilation for different respiratory failure conditions outside critical care.
23 April 2020
Today Birmingham Health Partners announces the launch of its Centre for Regulatory Science and Innovation.
22 April 2020
Mark Exworthy takes stock of the profound changes that are happening and what these may mean for future health service delivery and policy.
21 April 2020
The problems we face today require that every one of us embraces the mantle of leadership available to us wherever we find ourselves in the current system. How then should we lead?
01 April 2020
Steve Gulati, Director of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme, reflects on the importance of good leadership in a crisis
12 March 2020
Read about the 2020 NHS Budget(s) which addresses the Coronavirus crisis and the five-year investment in the NHS to enable it to meet its Long Term Plan commitments by Professor Judith Smith, Director of HSMC.
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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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