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5 dilemmas underpinning health and social care reform

5 dilemmas underpinning health and social care reform

8 Feb 2017
Following on from the publication of the third edition of Understanding health and social care, Jon Glasby looks at what’s needed for long-term, successful health and social care reform. Read more on our blog
Get social care right and the NHS will benefit

Get social care right and the NHS will benefit

2 Feb 2017
How can we improve access to and quality of social care? Catherine Needham, co-author of Micro-enterprise and personalisation, discusses how micro-enterprises and micro providers could improve care services. Read more on our blog
Why we need radical solutions to our housing supply crisis

Why we need radical solutions to our housing supply crisis

31 Jan 2017
There is now a deep crisis in housing supply in many parts of England. In his provocative new book, Duncan Bowie, author of Radical solutions to the housing supply crisis, argues that policy proposals promoted by Government and many commentators are either just tinkering with the problem, or will actually exacerbate the situation. Read more on our blog
Transforming post-industrial cities: Anne Power on the impact of her book

Transforming post-industrial cities: Anne Power on the impact of her book

26 Jan 2017
In our second post on impact for Academic Book Week, Anne Power talks about how her book, Cities for a small continent has had international impact, uncovering the hope and opportunity to be found in ‘post-industrial’ cities. Read more on our blog
Telling the truth about Baby P: Ray Jones on the impact of his book

Telling the truth about Baby P: Ray Jones on the impact of his book

23 Jan 2017
As part of our focus on impact for Academic Book Week, author Ray Jones talks about the terrible and tragic death of Peter Connelly, the devastating fallout for the social work profession, and how his book, The Story of Baby P, has made a difference. Read more on our blog
Moving into policing – as a leader and a learner

Moving into policing – as a leader and a learner

12 Jan 2017
Maggie Blyth, author of some of our best-selling texts on children at risk has recently taken her extensive experience working in local and national government to a Direct Entry Superintendent role in the police. In this blog post, originally posted on Maggie’s own blog on 7 January, she talks about the experience so far. Read more on our blog