The Health Services Research Centre (HSRC) at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) is a leading authority on health care management.

We question, evaluate, and transform understandings of the best ways to organise, manage and deliver health and social care for local, national and international communities through interdisciplinary research and practical application. 


'Responses to Francis: Changes in board leadership and governance in acute hospitals in England since 2013' - How has board leadership and governance in acute hospitals in England changed since the Francis Inquiry? Naomi Chambers's new report, funded by the Department of Health Research Programme and published in conjunction with the Nuffield Trust and the University of Birmingham, is available to now read in either the full report or easy guide version. 

Applications are now being accepted for a fully-funded ESRC PhD studentship, 'Working Across Boundaries: New Models of Integration and Collaboration Across the Pharmacy Workforce in Greater Manchester'. The successful applicant will work with the Health Services Research Centre under the supervision of Professor Damian Hodgson of AMBS and Dr Sally Jacobs of the Centre for Pharmacy Workforce Studies.


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A HSRC Seminar, co presented with CHISTM and UKAHN, will be held at lunchtime on Friday, 9 March featuring Cynthia Connolly, professor, paediatric nurse and historian of children's health care from the University of Pennsylvania.