Advance Info about the next London MedSoc Meeting

The next London MedSoc meeting will take place Wednesday, 11.6.14, 6-7.30pm at King's College London, Room 1.16, Franklin Wilkins Building, Stamford Street. The Theme is Mental Health, and the topic: Family and friend mental health carers and stigma; facilitated by Geraldine Mason. The presenters will be Lee Gunn, Helen Kara and Geraldine Mason. 
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SHI Journal: Call for Book Review Editors

The Editorial Board of SHI are seeking to appoint a Book Reviews Editor or Editors to take up a three-year term of office from 1st October 2014. For more information please visit: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-9566/asset/homepages/65502_-_Sociology-LB-SHIL-Flyer-0414_Print_Ready_No_Crop_Marks.pdf?v=1&s=8cea2dbced420cf0cc2557fed926cb28c1807288 
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Free to attend East Midlands Medical Sociology event

Please find below details of a free half day event organised by the East Midlands Medical Sociology Group and hosted by De Montfort University. 


The keynote speaker is: 

Prof. Anne Kerr, University of Leeds, who will be speaking on "Emotional Work in Biomedical Innovation". 
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Recovery and Resilience. A sociological critique of strength-based models of mental health

One day workshop: Recovery and Resilience. A sociological critique of strength-based models of mental health 

University of East London, Monday 16th June 2014: 10.00am-5.00pm 

What is recovery? Are all conceptions of recovery the same, or are they contradictory? 

Has the idea of recovery been compromised? 

What are the progressive elements in recovery? 

Does it individualise social problems? 
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Funding available to scale up health care improvement

The Health Foundation has over £3 million available for teams to take successful health care improvement interventions and deliver them at a larger scale. 

As part of our new Scaling Up Improvement programme, we are looking for projects that aim to improve health care delivery and/or the way people manage their own health care. 
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SHI Journal. Call for Proposals: 23rd Monograph

Proposals are invited for the twenty-third volume in the monograph series to be published by the Sociology of Health and Illness in conjunction with Wiley-Blackwell. 

The monograph will be up to 85,000 words in length comprising up to 12 peer-reviewed papers and will appear both as a special issue of the journal and in book form. The planned publication date is February 2017 and agreed proofs will appear online prior to the print issue.
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Last chance to book: ’Under-served’ or ‘Hard to Reach’? Community and participatory approaches in health research

’Under -served’ or ‘Hard to Reach’? Community and participatory approaches in health research. 

BSA West Midlands Medical Sociology Group Event, Friday 16 May 2014, Coventry University 

Key note speaker: Prof Mark Johnson, De Montfort University 
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