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Module Reading List

Service Development within Healthcare, 2021/22
Claire Easthall
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Project Planning/Quality Improvement


NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement 2010. Handbook of quality and service improvement tools [online] [Accessed 8th Jul 2017]. Available from

NHS Improving quality 2014. First steps towards quality improvement. A simple guide to improving services [online] [Accessed 8th Jul 2017]. Available from


Boaden R, Harvey G, Moxham C, Proudlove N 2008. Quality Improvement: Theory and Practice in Healthcare [online].[Accessed 7th Jul 2017] Available from

Lock D. 2007. Project management . 9th edition. Aldershot: Gower. Structure and Policy

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NHS Policy


NHS England 2014. Understanding the new NHS. [online] [Accessed 1st Sep 2017]. Available from:

Doh 2013. The health and care system explained [online]. [Accessed 8th Jul 2016]. Available from

DoH 2016. The NHS Outcomes Framework 2016/17 [online] [Accessed 8th Jul 2016] Available from

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Leading Change


Alimo-Metcalfe, B. & Bradley, M. 2009. Darzi and leadership: It‟s too important to get it wrong this time. Clinical Leader [online], 21, 9, pp3-11. [Accessed 21st Jul 2017]. Available from   

Pieterse A et al 2010. Transformational and transactional leadership and innovative behaviour: The moderating role of psychological empowerment. Journal of organizational behavior., 31, pp. 609-623

Ovretveit J 2010. Improvement leaders: what do they and should they do? A summary of a review of research. Quality and safety in health care., 19, pp. 490-492

Gosling J, Jones S., Sutherland I., Dijkstra J 2012. Key concepts in leadership. London, Sage

Western S 2013. Leadership – A Critical Text.London, Sage.

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Change Management


Michie S et al 2005. Making psychological theory useful for implementing evidence based practice: a consensus approach. Quality and safety in health care., 14, pp26–33

NICE 2007. How to change practice [online] London: NICE.[Accessed 3rd Sep 2014]. Available from   


Cane, J., O’Connor, D. and Michie, S., 2012. Validation of the theoretical domains framework for use in behaviour change and implementation research. Implementation science, 7 (1), p.1.

Robertson R, Jochelson K 2006. Interventions that change clinician behaviour: mapping the literature [online] [Accessed 3rd Sept 2014]. Available from:   

Michie S et al 2014 . The Behaviour Change Wheel A Guide to Designing Interventions. Silverback Publishing: Sutton

Michie S, van Stralen M, West R 2011. The behaviour change wheel: A new method for characterising and designing behaviour change interventions. Implementation science, 6 (1) pp 42.

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Economic Evaluation


Fleurence R 2003. An introduction to health economics. Pharmaceutical journal., 271, pp679-681

Kernick D 2003. Introduction to health economics for the medical practitioner. Postgraduate medical journal. ISSN: 0032-5473, 79, pp 147-150


Morris, S et al. 2012. Economic Analysis in Health Care . John Wiley & Sons: Chichester.

Drummond, M.F., Sculpher, M.J., Torrance, G.W. O’Brien, B., Stoddart, G.L. 2005 Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press: Oxford  

Mooney, G. 2003. Economics, Medicine and Health Care. 3rd ed. Pearson Education Ltd: Harlow

This list was last updated on 09/09/2021