This policy brief appraises the state of social innovation in Health and Social Care and looks at current and future challenges and opportunities in the policy field. This document is based on the Policy Field Report for Health and Social Care as well as policy field workshops held in London (30.09.2015) and Vienna (20.11.2015) together with a review of critical literature.
Policy Brief: Social Innovation in Health and Social Care
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