The UPWEB project ran its final symposium at ISCTE, The University Institute of Lisbon, on the 27 and 28 June 2018.
A radical new Government Strategy focused on preventing, and not just treating, mental ill health in young people is required as a report by the University of Birmingham reveals today that an additional £1.77bn funding and 23,800 staff are needed to plug the current treatment gap.
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.
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.
Will extra funding for the NHS be enough to set in on a path to a long and happy future? Martin Powell, Professor of Health and Social Policy at HSMC, offers his opinion in our latest Viewpoint.
On 9th July we are holding a research conference on community-led housing with a special focus on Birmingham and the West Midlands.
Director of IRiS Professor Jenny Phillimore in the Birmingham Brief: 'With the UK's Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme and Community Sponsorship Programme for refugees escaping conflicts in the Middle East, refugees have been resettled to many places in the UK that have very little experience of diversity, let alone refugees. What can these places do to welcome refugees?'
April-Louise Pennant and Dr Nando Sigona write for The Conversation.What is the legacy of the Empire Windrush for black Britishness today? The arrival of the Empire Windrush at Tilbury docks on June 22, 1948 marked a watershed moment in the recent history of immigration to Britain. The day before the ship arrived from the Caribbean, the Evening Standard sent an airplane to photograph the vessel as it approached Britain. The photo appeared on the front page under the headline: "Welcome to Britain! Evening Standard plane greets 400 sons of Empire." But the reception of the new arrivals was far from unequivocally positive.
A new report, co-authored by HSMC Deputy Director Dr Robin Miller, explores approaches to community services integration and their impact on emergency hospital activity.
Paul Montgomery discusses the difficulties of evaluating the activities of charitable organisations in this article in 'The Conversation'
The West Midlands Combined Authority's (WMCA) Leadership Commission Report 2018, was launched by Andy Street CBE, the Mayor of the West Midlands and presented at a city centre event on Thursday 14 June.
Dr Kerry Allen reflects on digital engagement and inclusion in later life.