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Since 2008, staff within LSE Health and Social Care have published more than 842 peer-review journal articles and 241 books, reports and chapters in edited books. The Centre also works to ensure coverage in non-academic outlets – such as trade papers and magazines and through websites, media releases, presentations  – to ensure we communicate to as wide an audience as possible, particularly in terms of reaching research users and participants. The Centre’s work has often been cited in important government and other policy documents.

The Centre is involved in coordinating one peer-review journal, Health Economics, Policy and Law| (published by Cambridge University Press), which is formally affiliated with LSE Health. LSE Health also publishes the policy bulletin Eurohealth|, which is disseminated to more than 20,000 academics and policy-makers. 

LSE Health, PSSRU and SSCR produce regular outputs providing information on their activities. LSE Health also publishes a successful Working Paper Series| in Health Policy and Economics.

Dementia UK, 2nd Edition: Dementia costs the UK £26 billion a year|

A new report co-authored by the LSE, King's College London and the Alzheimer's Society has highlighted the number of cases of early-onset dementia in the under 65's in the UK, and the cost of care to the 850,000 sufferers in the UK. LSEHSC's Martin Knapp has been involved in the work which has gained much attention in British press from the following outlets (but not limited to):

The full report can be downloaded from the Alzheimer's Society| website.

Latest issue: Eurohealth Volume 20 Number 3|

Electing health: the Europe we want
This issue’s Eurohealth addresses many topics covered in the European Health Forum Gastein. Interviews with health leaders from WHO, the EU, and other important institutions are included. The Observer section covers: Health and European integration; Building EU health policy for the future; Telemedicine; Taking change seriously; and the EU’s contribution to health system performance. The International Section contains an article on: From Millennium Development Goals to the post-2015 agenda; Leadership in public health; Development of an R&D Roadmap; Caring for people with multiple chronic conditions; and Personalised medicines. The Systems and Policies section looks at: care coordination and patient choice (Austria); health system trends (FSU countries); and quality of inpatient care (Germany).

Latest issue: Health Economics Policy and Law|

Edited by LSEHSC's Adam Oliver|, this issue includes original research articles on the smoking response to health shocks (by Michael Richards and Joachim Marti), the Vietnamese health care system (by G. Emmanuel Guindon), orthopaedics services in England (by Hugh McLeod, Ross Millar, Nick Goodwin and Martin Powell), and the effect of the Irish workplace smoking ban (by Michael Savage).

The issue finishes with a perspective article on the ethical and policy challenges in US community health centers (or centres), written by Nancy Berlinger, Michael Gusmano and Eva Turbiner.

Full text now available: Emergency ambulance service involvement with residential care homes in the support of older people with dementia: an observational study|

Older people resident in care homes have a limited life expectancy and approximately two-thirds have limited mental capacity. Despite initiatives to reduce unplanned hospital admissions for this population, little is known about the involvement of emergency services in supporting residents in these settings. Read more...|

Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Health Economics.

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Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Health Policy.

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Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Social Care

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Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Mental Health.

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Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Pharmaceuticals.

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