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Changing Public Health Responses to Obesity

Description
A new paper co-authored by HSMC Professor Russell Mannion discusses policy responses to obesity.
Date:
Monday 30th September 2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Experience of hospital discharge

Description
A new study co-authored by HSMC Deputy Director Professor Justin Waring sheds light on negative patient experience at the point of hospital discharge.
Date:
Friday 20th September 2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Primary care networks: a marathon not a sprint

Description
What is helping and hindering the development of general practice collaborations? Here are four lessons for Primary Care Networks (PCNs) and those holding them to account, taken from a BRACE rapid evidence review.
Date:
Monday 16th September 2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

50 years of NHS inquiries: why they matter and what we can learn from them

Description
It is fifty years since what most people think of as the first NHS inquiry, what have we learnt?
Date:
Wednesday 27th March 2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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

Description
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

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

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multi-professional front line for mental health care which is designed around people's needs rather than tweaking an outdated primary/secondary care system that is based on faulty assumptions.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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