HLTH6118 Governance in Action
Aims and Objectives
To enable the student to contribute towards the development of governance within their organisation. The student will focus on the principles of corporate and clinical governance which will facilitate their contribution to the principles of audit, risk management, critical incidence reporting, quality assurance, total quality management and probity in organisations
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Collaboratively plan and communicate a governance framework suitable for an executive level board
- Critically analyse the purpose of governance with respect to clinical effectiveness, quality, risk management, patient safety and patient experience
- Critically appraise strategies for the implementation and monitoring of clinical and corporate governance
- Demonstrate critical awareness of the interface between organisations, stakeholders, staff and clients in the context of clinical and corporate governance and argue within the wider political context of health and social care services
• Introduction to terminology and the principles and development of governance • Roles and responsibilities of staff in governance • Clinical and corporate effectiveness • Audit in organisations • Clinical governance • Risk Management • Complaints Management • Legal Implications • Client experience and expectation
For features such as field trips, information should be included as to how students with special needs will be enabled to benefit from this or an equivalent experience.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
The sessions will be developed and consolidated through study days, self-directed exercises and reflection on experiences as a group. For example a pattern would be: • Collection of material on application and delivery of corporate strategy relating to clinical governance within their organisation • Keynote interactive lecture on risk management, audit and clinical effectiveness • Group tasks during study days related to the above • Analysis of scenarios relating to corporate and clinical governance • Synthesise and develop organisational relationships and develop stakeholder engagement
|Total study time||250|
Resources & Reading list
OPM and CIPFA (2004). The Good Governance Standard for Public Services.
Consultants' attitudes to clinical governance : barriers and incentives to engagement. ,121 , pp. 614-622.
Care Quality Commission (2011). Essential Standards of Quality and safety.
A sociological ethnographic study of clinical governance implementation in one NHS Hospital Trust.. ,14 , pp. 271-280.
|Critical review (2000 words)||70%|
|Reflection (1500 words)||30%|
Repeat type: Internal & External