Leadership, Service Improvement & Professional Development in Healthcare


Year Four

20 Credits

The module is designed to facilitate students’ engagement and critical examination of a range of influences driving current healthcare practice. This will include perspectives drawn from contemporary healthcare policy, requirement for safe, high quality care, change & change management, leadership, and service commissioning. It will assist in the development of knowledge, skills and values necessary to adapt to the changing requirements of modern health services, patient populations and new models of delivery and emerging professional roles. It will support the transition of students to emerging graduate practitioners in the contemporary world of healthcare as fully registered, autonomous physiotherapists able to lead the profession at local, national and international levels.


Written coursework, 3000 words