News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Lifestyle choice does not explain a 17-year life expectancy gap

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When a researcher at BBC's Panorama got in touch with Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite to say they were making a programme about health inequalities in Stockton, she had mixed feelings. Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite writes for Social Sciences Birmingham.
Date:
03/08/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Policy courses see success in 2018 NSS

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We are delighted to announce that a number of courses in the School of Social Policy have seen great success in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).
Date:
31/07/2018

Hope for Housing conference - a recap

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On 9 July the Housing and Communities Research Group held a conference to connect international academic research, local community activism and policy debates and support community-led housing in Birmingham and the West Midlands.
Date:
30/07/2018

Transforming primary care: lessons from Wales Critical appraisal of primary care Pacesetter Programme published

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New innovations in primary care services across Wales have proved positive, but greater impact could be achieved by supporting robust evaluation and public engagement, according to new research carried out by HSMC at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/07/2018

Hope for Housing comes to Birmingham

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The Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham is hosting a conference with the Birmingham Community-Led Housing Partnership and national policy makers and activists to explore how the Government Community Housing fund could mean Hope for Housing in Birmingham.
Date:
09/07/2018

Record numbers of healthcare staff graduate with an MSc in Healthcare Leadership

Record numbers of healthcare staff graduate with an MSc in Healthcare Leadership
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The University of Birmingham and Alliance Manchester Business School are celebrating with the NHS Leadership Academy as a record 1,309 people have now graduated with a Masters in Healthcare Leadership from its flagship Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme.
Date:
05/07/2018

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:
28/06/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Belinda Weir talks systems leadership in a webinar on the Developing People-Improving Care' (DPIC) framework

Description
We were delighted to be invited by NHS Improvement to contribute to a webinar, discussing system leadership in the context of the 'Developing People-Improving Care' (DPIC) framework.
Date:
27/06/2018
Categories:
Research
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