Events in 2014

Research in Social Work Education and Practice: Challenges and Opportunities – LSE 10 September

This event will look at some of the barriers to teaching research and informing practice; discuss recommendations for improvement; examine the opportunities that exist to develop evidence informed practice that are emerging from the drive toward integrated services.

We regret that this event has been cancelled.

Integration and Funding – Joint SSRG SSCR event at London School of Economics: 18 June 2014

Participants in this event will hear from Lord Warner and Jack O’Sullivan and have the opportunity to question and discuss the proposals in their paper alongside invited sector leaders.


  • Funding of Social Care and Health: Context and Challenges:Jose – Luis Fernandez Personal Social Services Research Unit, LSE
  • Solving the NHS care and Cash Crisis: Routes to health and care renewal Lord Warner and Jack O’Sullivan
  • Solving the NHS Care and Cash crisis: Questions and discussion, chaired by Gerald Wistow from sector leaders and delegates, including:
    • Mary Backhouse, Chief Clinical Officer at North Somerset CCG, and member of the NHS Clinical Commissioners’ Leadership Group
    • Emily Holzhausen, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Carers UK
    • Tony Hunter, Chief Executive, Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
    • Toby Lambert, Director of Policy and Strategy, Monitor
    • David Pearson, Incoming President, Association of Directors of Social Services (ADASS)
    • Charles Waddicor, National Professional Advisor, Commissioning and Contracting, Care Quality Commission (CQC)
    • Rob Webster, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation
  • Politics, Pioneers and Possibilities: Gerald Wistow Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), LSE

Indicators for Measuring the Quality of Integrated Care: Martin Bardsley Director of Research, Nuffield Trust

Martin Stevens and John Woolham blog on the event

The Challenges and Risks of Personalisation Evidence and Experience of ‘what works’ SSRG Scotland CoSLA Conference Centre, Edinburgh 14 May 2014

How local areas are tackling the challenges of implementing SDS Programme

Speakers and PowerPoints

Joint SSRG and SSCR event  “Carers: Informing and Improving Policy and Practice through research and evaluation” 

Thursday 30th January 2014, London School of Economics (Aldwych)

Helena Herklots, Chief Executive of Carer’s UK chaired the event

See Video clips here


PowerPoints now available

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