Navigating the UK Social Care Landscape: Addressing Inequities, Envisioning Integration
Professor Shereen Hussein will deliver her inaugural lecture where she will discuss her research into the intricate world of social care in the UK.
In this lecture, Professor Shereen Hussein will explore the intricate world of social care in the UK within a context of unequal power dynamics and fragmentation against the backdrop of a policy narrative striving for system integration. Focusing on the ever-evolving social care landscape and its multifaceted connections with healthcare, housing, public health, and prevention.
At the heart of the discussion lies the transformative journey of the social care workforce, adapting to meet the dynamic challenges of a society undergoing continual change and facing numerous crises. Shereen will delve into the emerging significance of artificial intelligence and technology, scrutinising how these innovations influence the delivery of social care services.
Central to the discourse is the overarching aspiration of enhancing the quality of life for individuals reliant on social care services. Shereen will share real-world examples from her research endeavours in this field, emphasising the urgent need to prioritise equity and fairness across the entire spectrum of care, ensuring a more inclusive and compassionate care ecosystem.
Shereen Hussein, Professor of Health and Social Care Policy, LSHTM
Shereen Hussein is a Professor of Health and Social Care Policy, renowned for her extensive expertise in multidisciplinary research, specialising in health and social care. With a diverse background encompassing medical demography, statistics, and computer science, Her work encompasses various research areas within health and social care service delivery, emphasising equity and system adequacy.
Shereen's impact extends to advisory roles for the UK government, where she plays a significant part in shaping care and migration policies. In 2022, she assumed the prestigious role of a health and care workforce specialist advisor to the UK House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee, solidifying her standing as a thought leader in the field. She has leveraged her expertise on the international stage, collaborating with esteemed policy stakeholders such as the United Nations, the World Health Organisation, and the World Bank.
- The lecture will be followed by an in-person drinks reception from 18.15 - 19.15 in G90.
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