Health and Social Care

by Alison Shaw  |  4th July 2019

It is that time of year again when we are out at conferences, meeting our authors, editors, readers and making new connections. At these events, we’re often asked about becoming Bristol University Press and where Policy Press now fits. When we launched Policy Press (PP) in 1996, our very first conference was the Social Policy Read More

Ray Jones explains the four steps that were taken to turn the crisis in children’s social services in England into a catastrophe, …Read more

by Mary Holmes  |  25th April 2018

Mary Holmes discusses the new special issue of 'Families, Relationships and Societies', which focuses on how care and caring have changed, given the fragmenting tendencies of contemporary life.…Read more

by Alex Fox  |  28th February 2018

Alex Fox introduces a new health care model where those living with long-term conditions can achieve wellbeing in a system that looks at people's strengths and capabilities, and their potential, not just their needs.…Read more

by Fiona de Londras and Máiréad Enright  |  30th January 2018

Fiona de Londras and Máiréad Enright – authors of ‘Repealing the 8th: Reforming Irish Abortion Law – respond to the announcement of the Irish Cabinet of its intention to hold a referendum to repeal Article 40.3.3 in May 2018. The book, now publishing on Thursday this week, looks beyond the referendum to what might come Read More