IPPSDEL Lecture: Health and social care in flux – the Finnish reform experience

25th Jun 2019, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Faculty of Health and Social Care

The Improving Professional Practice and Service Delivery through Education and Leadership (IPPSDEL) research theme led by Professor Jeremy BrownProfessor John Sandars and Dr Axel Kaehne has three main streams of work.

As part of our research programme Anneli Hujala and Sanna Laulainen from the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Kuopio will present on the Finnish health and social care reform experience.

Anneli Hujala- ‘Integrated care in Finland – Future challenges
Anneli Hujala is a researcher on management in health and social care. Her research focuses on interactional dimensions of management (health management science, social psychology) in the context of elderly care and integrated care.

Sanna Laulainen: Care professionals as undervalued management partners – citizenship as professional competency
Sanna describes herself as a critical scholar. Her academic background is in sociology (gender issues) and administrative sciences (PhD in social management sciences). In addition to research projects, she has worked as a full-time and part-time lecturer over 17 years (specialising in qualitative methods).

Each speaker will talk for 25 minutes, followed by a 5 min Q and A session.