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Squeezed budgets, leaky roofs and rationing: views of NHS finance officers on limited capital budgets

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Incremental neglect tips over into significant and costly malfunction; squandered opportunities for strategic renewal and improvement: this is what the squeeze on NHS capital budgets means, writes HSMC's Iestyn Williams.
Date:
Friday 8th March 2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Does social work have a problem with leadership?

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Robin Miller, Jason Schaub and Simon Haworth argue that the social care profession has not sufficiently embraced leadership
Date:
Thursday 21st February 2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

Mark Exworthy and Iain Snelling evaluate the Wessex Chief Registrar programme

Description
Evaluation highlights the need for Chief Registrars to be supported more effectively in the 'middle' of organisations where most managerial and administrative actions are taken.
Date:
Friday 15th February 2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Self-funders and Social Care: from bystanders to core participants?

Description
The presence of self-funders shapes and re-shapes the social care market in ways which have a profound impact and must be seen as integral to the operation of adult social care.
Date:
Tuesday 29th January 2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Building the Right Support: early evaluation findings

Description
Interim findings from the evaluation of a programme designed to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and/or autism were published this week.
Date:
Thursday 24th January 2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

New Birmingham Brief on the challenges of prioritising and implementing the new NHS Long Term Plan

Description
The co-directors of the Centre for Health and Social Care Leadership, at the University of Birmingham, analyse the long anticipated NHS Long Term Plan.
Date:
Friday 11th January 2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

NHS Leadership Academy Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme delivery awarded to The University of Birmingham and Alliance Manchester Business School

Description
The University of Birmingham and Alliance Manchester Business School (Alliance MBS) at the University of Manchester have been awarded a five-year contract to deliver the NHS Leadership Academy's award-winning Elizabeth Garrett Anderson MSc programme.
Date:
Tuesday 8th January 2019

Resetting the rules for primary care and mental health

Description
The rules need resetting in favour of a newly skilled multi-professional front line for mental health care which is designed around people's needs rather than tweaking an outdated primary/secondary care system that is based on faulty assumptions.
Date:
Friday 21st December 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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