Accountability in Healthcare Organisations

This micro skills course examines how and why NHS organisations are structured to achieve their goals. It explores the rationale behind different types of organisational structures and roles and the contribution clinicians can make to leadership and management.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of General Practitioners

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Identify common types of organisational structure and examine how structures have changed in recent years to reflect changes in society, technology, organisational goals and best practice
  3. Critique different types of NHS organisation in terms of their organisation structure
  4. Identify the various functions and processes associated with managing an NHS organisation
  5. Consider the role of clinicians within the management process and the impact this can have on the overall performance of the organisation
  6. Demonstrate your contribution to the development of leadership by identifying how and where key organisational decisions are made

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.