The Third Sector Research Centre has been exploring community responses to COVID-19 - from lockdown and beyond
New blog in Sociology Lens by Professor Russell Mannion and Ewan Speed on "Populism, policy and pandemics"
Professor Robin Miller appointed to a social care COVID-19 work-force
By Nicholas Bailey (Birmingham Business School and Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business) and Professor Nando Sigona (School of Social Policy and Director of IRiS)
Discharging untested patients to care homes was an "appalling error," says parliamentary report
Professor John Mohan discusses the the long-term effects of COVID-19 on giving
We need to recognise that beneath the headlines of the neglect of social care and the neglect of social care workers lies another neglect – that of older people
The development of leadership skills in trainee doctors is an issue which has been debated over many years, but may have taken a decisive turn recently.
The results of an independent survey assessed the long term impact of winning one of the individual practitioner, team or organisation Social Worker of the Year awards.
Urgent reform of the funding of UK adult social care is needed to save a desperately overstretched system which has now reached breaking point, warn policy experts at the University of Birmingham.
Research shows unpaid carers seeking formal help with their physical and mental health during the lockdown were unable to access it.
New research findings on publication bias from Dr Iestyn Williams and Professor Russell Mannion