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Events at HSCWRU in 2019

On 1 January 2019 we join with partners at KCL Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, King's Business School and the Institute for Fiscal Studies to form the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit.

This page lists all upcoming events at the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit in 2019.

The Unit presents a number of series, which have their own webpages:

We present two annual conferences (all welcome):

The Unit also hosts meetings, as well as the website, of the Social Work History Network, which is an independent group.

Making Research Count London (MRC) is a subscription CPD initiative that operates out of the Unit. MRC events are listed separately.


7 October 2019 Mental Health Social Care


26 June 2019 'Starved in the midst of plenty? Prevalence, causes and consequences of malnutrition in older people' Ayela Spiro, (Perspectives series)


22 May 2019 'End of life care: perfection not an option - if you don't take risks you can’t innovate' John Powell, MBE. (Perspectives series)


24 April 2019 'Anti-racist practice with Black & Minority (BME) elders revisited' Dr Gurnam Singh, Principal Lecturer in Social Work, Coventry University. (Perspectives series)

23 April 2019 ‘The management seemed to like her more’. The relationship between emotions and the working environment in child protection. A psycho-social exploration (Social Work Seminars series - invitation only)

Alberto Poletti, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, University of Bedfordshire


27 March 2019 'Older disabled Londoners' everyday mobility' Philip Corran, Research Student, Department of Primary Care & Health Sciences, King’s College London. (Perspectives series)

26 March 2019 Social Work History Network (at University of Chester)

26 March 2019 Evaluating Luton's implementation of a tested tool for the assessment of child neglect (Social Work Seminars series - invitation only)

Ruth Gardner & Amanda Bunn, Evaluators, with representatives from Luton Borough Council

7 March 2019 Annual Older People's Conference

7 March 2019 Social Work History Network (at King's)


27 February 2019 'The role of social care Personal Assistants in the care and support of older people, and implications for practice: emerging findings' Dr John Woolham, Senior Research Fellow HSCWRU, King’s College London. (Perspectives series)

26 February 2019 Building Better Futures for Children and Families: A Model to Guide Parenting Capacity Assessment and Enhancement (Social Work Seminars series - invitation only)

Mandi MacDonald, Lecturer in Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast


30 January 2019 'The health and wellbeing of grandparents caring for their grandchildren' Professor Karen Glaser, Professor of Gerontology, Director of the Centre for Global Ageing King’s College London. (Perspectives series)

22 January 2019 From Postcodes to Profits: Changes to the risks posed by gangs in London (Social Work Seminars series - invitation only)

Andrew Whittaker, Associate Professor, School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

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