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.
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HSMC looks back over the last 50 years, celebrating its impact on research and evaluation, teaching and professional development.
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The BRACE evaluation of Women’s Health Hubs has been cited in the first Women’s Health Strategy for England, which set out ambitions to improve the health and wellbeing of women.
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.
20 January 2020
Steve Gulati, Director of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme, University of Birmingham discusses how leaders respond to extraordinary events
15 January 2020
HSMC Senior Fellow Iain Snelling will be speaking on the topic of "Leadership development for trainee doctors" as a part of the Institute for Health Policy and Organisation seminar series.
14 January 2020
A BMJ article written by Russell Mannion, and Huw Davies has been downloaded over 38,000 times!
11 December 2019
The Universities of Birmingham and Manchester and the NHS Leadership Academy are celebrating the graduation of a further 85 participants.
10 December 2019
If news stories are to be believed, it can seem as though the NHS is in a constant state of crisis. Professor Judith Smith reviews the pressures in the NHS and discusses what needs to be done
21 November 2019
A Social Sciences blog from Professor Robin Miller debates national health policy
17 October 2019
Iain Snelling, co-lead for clinical leadership at the Centre for Health and Social Care Leadership, discusses the 'evidence-free zone' of medical leadership.
11 October 2019
Danielle Oum, Chair of Healthwatch Birmingham and of Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, discusses collaborative leadership in the context of health and social care.
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