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A Marathon, Not a Sprint: supporting the carers of people with dementia

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Jon Glasby and Siân Thomas discuss research at the University of Birmingham which focuses on the needs of the carers of people with dementia in different societies.
Date:
15 May 2019

University of Birmingham helps drive changes to adult social services with Birmingham City Council

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University of Birmingham helps drive changes to adult social services with Birmingham City Council.
Date:
08 May 2019

Food banks are no solution to poverty

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Charitable food aid is a sticking plaster on a gaping wound of systemic inequality in the UK and US.
Date:
28 March 2019

Dementia is a global challenge – a new report asks if anyone is ready to meet it?

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A University of Birmingham report has concluded that national governments, health and social services, businesses, families and communities have to find new ways of responding to the rapidly growing number of people.
Date:
18 March 2019

Factors affecting the changing role of GP clinicians in community hospitals

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A qualitative interview study in England looking at factors affecting the changing role of GP clinicians in community hospitals.
Date:
11 March 2019

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:
21 February 2019
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