This leadership module aims to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to be an effective leader and implementer of change in clinical practice, regardless of your role or level within the clinical environment.

Within the module you will be encouraged to take an active role during in-depth discussion and critical evaluation of issues underpinning current leadership practice. The module reflects the three themes highlighted in the current National Leadership Framework; Contemporary leadership theories, leadership qualities, self-awareness and visionary leadership, ensuring you have the most up to date information to impart in practice.

You will also consider service delivery for example clinical governance, team building, responsibility and accountability, partnership working and empowerment as well as setting direction, including political awareness, leading, and managing change, decision making and horizon scanning, organisational culture and concepts of power. Importantly equipping you, as a health professional, with the skills to lead effectively and implement change to improve care and service provision.

Academic credits
Delivery method
On campus
Centre for Health Innovation Stafford

This module will be delivered every Monday for 12 weeks from 9.00-16.00

Start date

Monday 15th January 2024

Health, Science and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

Applicants must be working in a health / social care practice setting




Louise Hulme

Lecturer In Children Nursing

Louise is a Registered Children’s Nurse, who has had a varied career in Children’s Nursing in Acute, Education sector and CYP Mental Health.

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Nigel Williams

Senior Lecturer

Nigel has performed a variety of roles in his long career in the NHS and private sector healthcare. Since qualifying as a Nurse over 20yrs ago he has gained expertise in patient quality and safety, Clinical audit, and pre-hospital care.

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Dr Edward Tolhurst

Senior Lecturer

I am a Senior Lecturer and qualitative researcher in the field of dementia, ageing and care. I am based in the Postgraduate team and course leader for the MSc in Medical Education. I am also a member of the University Research Ethics Committee.

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