Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free


Discover healthcare policy, from formulation to policy implementation

On this course, you’ll have the opportunity to evaluate and debate the practices and challenges related to policy development and formulation at local and national levels.

As you consider the changing dimensions of healthcare provision, you’ll have the chance to examine the evolution, principles and policies of policy identification, formulation and implementation.

You’ll look at various health policies in detail to trace the connections between them and explore their respective impact.

You’ll also be encouraged to take on a global perspective by considering the Sustainable Development Goals.

What topics will you cover?

  • Definition of health care policy 
  • Connections to healthcare policies 
  • What are health policies? 
  • Global perspective – Sustainable Development Goals 
  • Developing policies and impact assessments 
  • Definitions  
  • Building health policies 
  • Measuring impacts 

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for those with a background in healthcare who are looking to progress their roles in 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.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry