News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Integrated care in the four countries of the UK

Description
A new book edited by Professor Jon Glasby, at the University of Birmingham, provides a timely and much needed systematic assessment of recent policy developments across the four countries of the UK.
Date:
19/02/2018
Categories:
Social Sciences

Seven steps towards a more anti-oppressive social work approach to care proceedings

Description
Simon Haworth outlines potential ways to improve practice in care proceedings
Date:
19/02/2018

'When care proceedings concluded and children were removed, I felt only sadness'

Description
Teaching Fellow Simon Haworth talks in a Community Care article about the emotional impact of care proceedings and questions whether adoption practice causes social harm.
Date:
15/02/2018

What possible evidence does Ofsted chief have to suggest religious extremists are 'perverting' education?

Description
Chris Allen writes for The Conversation: discussing Amanda Speilman's claims that British schools are being used to "indoctrinate" students with extremist ideology
Date:
06/02/2018
Categories:
Social Sciences

Changes in board leadership and governance in acute hospitals in England since 2013

Description
A new report, co-authored by HSMC director Professor Judith Smith, finds that hospital leadership has generally changed for the better since the Francis Inquiry. There are, however, worrying signs that current high levels of demand, and the financial, workforce and regulatory pressures in the NHS, are putting recent gains in providing safer and kinder care to patients at risk.
Date:
23/01/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Joint billing is a weak response to profound problems in both sectors

Description
Professor Jon Glasby discusses the Cabinet reshuffle in a recent BMJ article
Date:
16/01/2018
Categories:
Social Sciences

No 10: Where next for foodbank use?

Description
Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite writes for the Social Policy Association: No 10: Where next for foodbank use?
Date:
20/12/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University welcomes Alex Fox OBE as Honorary Senior Fellow

Description
The College is delighted to announce that Alex Fox OBE, CEO of Shared Lives Plus, has been appointed as an Honorary Senior Fellow in the School of Social Policy.
Date:
19/12/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences
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