- Duration2 weeks
- Weekly study8 hours
Different Forms of Power Influential to Policymaking
Explore the political nature of evidence for policymaking in health
This short course will give you the opportunity to understand the political nature of evidence for policymaking in health. You will have the opportunity to analyse the political system within which policies are made, as well as the contextual factors that influence policy change. During the course, we will also identify the key stakeholder within policymaking and investigate the mechanisms of power and influence.
- The role of politics and power in the commissioning of healthcare interventions
- How commissioning differs to procurement and purchasing
- Multi-agency working in healthcare
- The key stakeholders in health policy
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Reflect on and critically review the leadership challenges in implementing policy changes at a local level, including marketing and communicating the changes internally and externally
- Evaluate local responses to national and international policy drivers and critically discuss the tensions which can arise when policy is translated into practice
Who is the course for?
People with a background in healthcare who want to progress into middle and senior management.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.