Category Archives: Health & Social Care

Supporting Vulnerable Children and Young People in an Uncertain World – ISPA 2017 Conference

  Wed 19th July, 2017 – Sat 22nd July, 2017 International School of Psychology Association 39th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK Tickets: Early bird rates available until 31st March 2017 and available at https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/ispa2017/registration/ The 39th annual conference of the International … Continue reading

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Responding to ‘Spice’: Developing an integrated response

09:15 to 16:30, Friday, 14 July 2017 The aim of the event is to develop an integrated strategy to reduce use and a range of harms and impact that the use of synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (more commonly referred to … Continue reading

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Who cares for students?: Mapping mental health services for students in Higher and Further Education

  9am – 3pm, Friday 14th July, 2017 Crewe Campus Manchester Metropolitan University   Mental health and wellbeing are growing concerns on university campuses. Recent studies by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Students and the National Union of Studies indicate that … Continue reading

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PHASE-R1: research roadmapping for healthier places

14:00, Thu 22 Jun 2017 No.70 Oxford Street (former Cornerhouse) Manchester M1 5NH   Join a variety of stakeholders to create a roadmap for Health in Place research for the next 5-10 years. Health in Place: What works? Health systems … Continue reading

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Social Innovation Innovative Social Investment: Reforming public services

Thu 22nd June – Friday 23rd June, 2017 Manchester Metropolitan University M15 6BH Manchester Metropolitan University is leading a Horizon2020 project Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening Communities in Europe. This project comes to an end in October 2017. The Manchester team … Continue reading

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Brexit, Regulation and Society

09:00 – 17:00, Tue 13 June, 2017 Staff House Sackville Street Manchester M1 3AL   ManReg: The Manchester Centre for Regulation, Governance and Public Law is hosting a free one-day seminar examining the regulatory implications of Brexit for individual citizens … Continue reading

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SUAB Presents: Testing Times

09:15 – 15:30, Tues 6th June, 2017 No. 70 (Formerly ‘The Corner House’) Oxford Street Manchester M1 5NM Under global prohibition, users of illegal drugs cannot be assured of the content of the drugs they take. Services that provide forensic … Continue reading

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Mancxit? Health and Social Care Devolution in Manchester

13:45 – 15:15, Mon 5 June, 2017 Manchester Central Conference Centre Petersfield Manchester M2 3GX   Join the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) for discussion on improving cardiovascular care in the context of Manchester’s health and social care devolution. … Continue reading

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Creating the skilled, stable workforce needed to deliver high quality social care

By Professor Carol Atkinson We read, seemingly daily, of the demands placed by an ageing population on the domiciliary care services that support older people in sustaining effective lives in their own homes and, sadly, of the widespread failures in … Continue reading

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What the social care crisis means for disabled people – discussion with Dr Frances Ryan

Wed 17th May 2017, 18:00 – 19:30 Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, M15 6LL In an era of deepening austerity, this timely event will discuss what the current social care crisis and cuts to social security mean for disabled … Continue reading

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