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
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.
Applications are open for two Research Fellow posts at the University of Birmingham.
09 March 2020
Against the background of recent high profile examples of speaking up about alleged intimidation and bullying it is worth revisiting some of the research undertaken by Professor Russell Mannion and colleagues.
05 March 2020
HSMC and the Institute of Applied Health Research have published a strategic review to support the development of the STP's strategic plan.
03 March 2020
Joy Francis and and Dr Maria Haarmans,share details of the Synergi Participatory Action Research (PAR) project.
In his research, Stevie Creese seeks to understand exactly what successes and failures have occurred in the name of Parity of Esteem
02 March 2020
Dr Karen Newbigging attends meeting at 10 Downing Street to discuss Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Mental Health.
18 February 2020
Being able to understand our own mental health and recognise when a colleague is distressed or has a mental illness is important and may help to prevent the difficulties escalating.
Anyone can experience a mental health problem but our chances of having good or poor mental health are far from equal. And for some, the risk of poor mental health is very much higher than average.
05 February 2020
The publication of the report on 'The state of Children's mental health services' highlights the parlous state of support for children and young people facing mental health challenges
22 January 2020
Professor Mark Exworthy and Dr Simon Moralee,Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Management at Alliance Manchester Business School, are to co-chair a panel symposia at this year's OBHC Conference.
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