News in the School of Social Policy

This is the latest news from the School of Social Policy, its Departments and Research Centres.

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Factors affecting the changing role of GP clinicians in community hospitals

Description
A qualitative interview study in England looking at factors affecting the changing role of GP clinicians in community hospitals.
Date:
11/03/2019
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:
08/03/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Change and continuity in British charities: plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose?

Description
The past four decades have been an era of rising expectations that charities can step in to address pressing social problems, but the environment in which they have operated has arguably not always been a conducive one.
Date:
06/03/2019

Is Social Media to blame for the increase in the Mental Health Crisis? by Hope Virgo

Description
Hope Virgo writes for the Institute for Mental Health blog: Social media is the first to be blamed when it comes to mental health crisis. It is an easy thing to blame but how much influence does it have over us?
Date:
25/02/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Does social work have a problem with leadership?

Description
Robin Miller, Jason Schaub and Simon Haworth argue that the social care profession has not sufficiently embraced leadership
Date:
21/02/2019
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:
15/02/2019
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:
29/01/2019
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:
24/01/2019
Categories:
Social Sciences
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