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February 14, 2017

Chaplaincy Blog
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» February is LGBT History Month

February is LGBT History Month. Even the name is controversial. We used to talk just about “gay people” and “gay history”, but in recent years there is a growing recognition that human sexuality takes many different forms. To assume that … Continue reading

January 23, 2017

Welsh Institue of Health and Social Care Blog
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» More young professionals are key to helping the elderly

No one who has a relative or friend that has required a care or nursing home bed in recent times can be unaware of the problems now being set out so graphically (Overstretched, underfunded. Care of the Elderly is in Crisis … Special Report last … Continue reading

June 24, 2016

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» Home Again: Discharge and Recovery – the Integrated Way

2000 patients and 20000 bed days later… (or goodbye to delayed transfers of care aka DToC!) My last WIHSC blog in October 2015 told of a new service in South Kent stopping delayed transfers of care (DToC) by giving all … Continue reading

January 14, 2016

Inside Security News
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» Security BSides Athens 2016, Greece

I am pleased to announce that the Information Security Research Group is a proud community supporter of the effort being put into organising the Security BSides Athens 2016 in Greece held on the Saturday, 25 June 2016. More information about the event can be found … Continue reading

December 4, 2015

Welsh Institue of Health and Social Care Blog
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» Walking Backwards for Christmas

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy Glyn Griffiths is one of the noble band of WIHSC Associates on whom we rely for much of our work.  A pharmacist by training, and a … Continue reading

November 27, 2015

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» Not So Acute

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy In this week’s blog, Professor David Hands explores the relationship between the language we use and the strategic tasks we face in healthcare.  He points out … Continue reading

November 20, 2015

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» A personal reflection on the structural changes in health and social care in Wales

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy This week’s blog is by another long-term friend of WIHSC, Tony Garthwaite, Senior Fellow at the Institute. Many readers will remember Tony as a leading figure … Continue reading

November 11, 2015

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» Politics out of health – The impossible dream?

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy Our series of ’20 blogs for 20 years’, marking the Institute’s 20th anniversary, concluded last week with Jeff Collins’ blog, ‘Words’. But the debate on health … Continue reading

November 5, 2015

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» Words by Jeff Collins

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy We end our ‘20 blogs for 20 years series’, to mark the Institute’s 20th anniversary, with a suitably iconoclastic side swipe at what may be thought … Continue reading

October 29, 2015

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» Home Again: Discharge and Recovery – the integrated way by Justin Jewitt

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy In this week’s blog in our ‘20 blogs for 20 years series’, to mark the Institute’s 20th anniversary, Justin poses a suitably provocative challenge: getting people … Continue reading