Friday, 5 June 2015

MSc in Healthcare Improvement Leadership

Applications are now open for the second cohort of the MSc in Healthcare Improvement Leadership starting in October 2015.  This is a bespoke programme that has been developed jointly between University of Hull (Faculty of Health Sciences) Hull University Business School and Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals and is open to all Healthcare Professionals.  

The first cohort (a mixture of clinical and non-clinical staff) have reported that the programme is “interesting, enjoyable and thought-provoking” as well as “blowing my mind with different perspectives of quality”

If you are interested in being a part of the second cohort and for further information please contact:-
Tracey Heath – Director of Enterprise
University of Hull 01482464519

Further information:

MSc in Healthcare Improvement Leadership

A unique opportunity has arisen to undertake a Masters in Healthcare Improvement
Leadership at Hull University. This MSc programme is developed jointly between Hull
University, Hull Business School and Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust. This programme is
open to all healthcare professionals from primary, secondary and other health care sectors.
- To provide the participants with theoretical and practical understanding of the
concepts of quality improvement in healthcare delivery
- To equip the participants with practical tools to enable quality improvement
- To equip the participants with the attitude and ability to be a leader of healthcare
quality improvement
- To explore the links between evidence, experts, experience, policy and practice.
- To understand the relationship between quality and cost
- To understand the concepts of shared baselines, local clinical protocols and the
improvement method
- To understand the modelling of the process of quality improvement
- To review tools available for healthcare delivery improvement
- To understand the relevance of measurement in improvement and to learn about
the tools to do so
- To understand the various kinds of leadership that brings about the preferred
response from colleagues using a selection of human factors and communication
methods thus defining the human face of quality improvement leadership
- To appreciate the importance of learning from immediate peers and colleagues.
Attendance Requirement
There will be 10 contact classes in the first year which participants are required to attend.
Other aspects of the course will be delivered by a combination of e-learning and support as
Modular progression
At the successful completion of first year there will be the option to take the qualification of
Certificate in Healthcare Improvement Leadership and to progress to a Diploma and Masters


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Declaration of interest: I teach some parts of the course. No current financial interest.