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How can we fix adult social care?

Description
Professor Catherine Needham discusses adult social care services in this Social Sciences Birmingham blog.
Date:
Thursday 8th November 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Turn it purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Description
Outcomes for, and treatment of patients with pancreatic cancer, desperately require improvement. Marking Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, Hilary Brown (HSMC), Alistair Hewison (MDS) and Keith Roberts (UHB NHS Foundation Trust) consider elements of a multidisciplinary programme of research.
Date:
Wednesday 7th November 2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Budget 2018 and the NHS: the gauntlet has been thrown

Description
HSMC Director Professor Judith Smith in the Viewpoint: "However much the NHS needs this additional funding to ease profound current pressures, it now has to grasp the nettle of how it will change and modernise services to assure politicians and the public of its response to the challenge posed."
Date:
Monday 29th October 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Phronesis and Ethical Decision Making for Clinical Leaders: a Moral Debating Resource

Description
In our latest Viewpoint, HSMC Senior Fellow Mervyn Conroy summarises the findings from the phronesis research project in relation to clinical leadership.
Date:
Friday 14th September 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Speaking Up in Health Care: The Canary in the Mine?

Description
Professor Russell Mannion summarises key findings on research which aims to sharpen up thinking around speaking up and whistleblowing in health care
Date:
Monday 3rd September 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Cancer and age – looking beyond the numbers

Description
How is the rise in cancer for the oldest people in UK society significant for cancer services? A new report from HSMC academics for Cancer Research UK explores how treatment decisions and experiences of care should be improved.
Date:
Thursday 28th June 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The NHS: Life begins at 70?

Description
Will extra funding for the NHS be enough to set in on a path to a long and happy future? Martin Powell, Professor of Health and Social Policy at HSMC, offers his opinion in our latest Viewpoint.
Date:
Wednesday 27th June 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Digital exclusion in later life: a problem for health and care?

Description
Dr Kerry Allen reflects on digital engagement and inclusion in later life.
Date:
Thursday 14th June 2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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