HSMC research projects


Below are a list of research projects from HSMC in date order.


Research projects 2017

The contribution of the voluntary sector to mental health crisis care in England (2016-present)
Dr Karen Newbigging, Professor John Mohan, Dr Becky Ince, Dr James Rees, Alex Davis, Michael Ashman, Suzy Bourke and Doreen Joseph

Decommissioning health care: identifying best practice (2013-present)
Dr Iestyn Williams

The Sustainable Care Research Programme (2017 - 2021)
Professor Sue Yeandle (University of Sheffield, Principal Investigator), Professor Jon Glasby, Professor Jenny Phillimore, Professor Catherine Needham, Dr Matthew Bennett, Dr Kelly Hall et al. 

Care Act: building social resources for people in the community (2016 - 2019)
Professor Jerry Tew (Principal Investigator), Professor Jon Glasby, Dr Robin Miller, Dr Karen Newbigging, Dr Denise Tanner, Dr Sandhya Duggal, Francesca Tomaselli, Dr Phillip Kinghorn, Dr Marco Ercolani, Dr Sarah Carr (University of Middlesex) and Clenton Farquharson (PPI lead). 

An evaluation the Leading With Compassion Recognition Scheme (2017)
Yvonne Sawbridge (HSMC) and Alistair Hewison (School of Nursing)

An evaluation of new models of care in Sandwell and West Birmingham (2016-2018)
Professor Judith Smith (Principal investigator), Dr Jo EllinsDr Robin MillerLaura GriffithHilary Brown. In collaboration with Dr Rebecca Rosen and Professor Jon Appleby of The Nuffield Trust.

Shaping Care Markets (2016-2019)
Professor Catherine Needham (Principal investigator), Dr Kerry Allen, Dr Kelly Hall, Professor Jon Glasby, Professor Stephen McKay (University of Lincoln), Dr Ilias Goranitis, Dr Sarah Carr (University of Middlesex), Ms Isabelle Brant (Co-Investigator)

National evaluation of the Building the Right Support programme
Dr Robin Miller (HSMC Lead); Fraser Battye (SU Lead), Aidan Moss and Paul Dolan (ICF Leads), Ben Higgins (BILD Lead)

Efficiency, cost and quality of mental healthcare provision (2017-2021)
Professor Russell Mannion (co-applicant/co-investigator); Professor Rowena at the University of York (Principal Investigator) and colleagues from the University of Sheffield

Publication and related bias in health services and delivery research (HSDR): systematic review of literature of empirical evidence and methodology (2017-2019)
Professor Russell MannionDr Iestyn Williams,  Professor Richard Lilford (University of Warwick), Professor Fujian Song (University of East Anglia), Chief Investigator - Dr Yen-Fu Chen (University of Warwick).

Research projects 2015

Integrated care and support pioneers programme evaluation (2015 - 2020) 
Judith Smith

Partnering for improvement (2015 - 2016)                                                                                                                                     
Robin Miller, Ross Millar and Russell Mannion

Towards a sociology of Risk Work (2015 - 2016)
Nicola Gale, Patrick Brown (University of Amsterdam), Gareth Thomas (University of Cardiff), Sheila Greenfield (MDS)

Decommissioning in health care: The views of patients, service users, carers and the public (2015 - 2017)
Iestyn Williams and Jenny Harlock

Understanding employee whistleblowing in health care (2015 - 2017)
Russell Mannion (HSMC); Professor Huw Davies (University of St Andrews); Ross Millar (HSMC); Professor Martin Powell (HSMC); Professor John Blenkinsop (University of Hull); Professor Jean McHale (University of Birmingham)

Evaluation of endoscopy capacity across the NHS in England (2015)
Hilary Brown and Nicola Gale (HSMC); Steven Wyatt, Stacey Croft, Alison Taylor and Abeda Mulla (Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit)

Values based recruitment: What works, for whom, why and in what way? (2015-2017)
Russell Mannion, Karen Spilsbury and Carl Thompson (University of Leeds), Karen Bloor and Yvonne Birks (University of York).

Diverse health care providers: Behaviour in response to commissioners, patients (2015-2017)
Mark Exworthy and Russell Mannion

Phronesis and the medical community (2015-2018)
Mervyn Conroy (HSMC), Alexis Paton (HSMC), Dr Ben Kotzee (Education), Catherine Hale (Medical School), Professor Kristján Kristjánsson (Education), Joanne Plumb (University Hospitals, Birmingham), Professor Philip Begg (University Hospitals, Birmingham), Dr Richard Knox (Nottingham Medical School), Deborah Biggerstaff (Warwick Medical School)

Research projects 2010

 National Evaluation of Joint Commissioning (2010-2012)                                                                                                                      Jon Glasby and Helen Dickinson

Research projects 2009

Priority setting: an explorary study of English PCTs (2009-2010)                                                                                                      Suzanne Robinson, Helen Dickinson, Iestyn Williams, Tim Freeman and Benedict Rumbold

Talent Management project (2009-2011) 
Martin Powell, Joan Durose, Chris Fewtrell, Joanne Duberly, Mark Exworthy and Fraser Macfarlane

Models of medical leadership project (2009-2011)
Chris Ham

Understanding and improving transitions of older people: a user and carer centred approach (2009-2012)
Jon Glasby, Jo Ellins, Shirley McIver, Deborah DavidsonDenise Tanner and Rosemary Littlechild

UK public sector leadership: exploring discursive frames through Q-method (2009)  
Tim Freeman

Research projects 2007

Towards world-class commissioning competency (2007-2008)                                                                                                   
Chris Ham, Juliet Woodin and Elizabeth Wade 

Modernisation of older people's services (2007-2010)                                                                                                                      Jon Glasby and Suzanne Robinson

Comparative case studies on the impact of the health reforms in England (2007-2010)
Martin PowellRoss Millar, Abeda Mulla, Hilary Brown, Chris Fewtrell, Hugh McLeod, Nick Goodwin, Anna Dixon and Chris Naylor

Membership Governance in NHS Foundation Trusts (2007-2008)
Chris Ham