All-Wales Intensive Learning Academy for Innovation in Health and Social Care
The All-Wales Intensive Learning Academy for Innovation in Health and Social Care has been developed to deliver a world-class learning, research and teaching base that will equip leaders with the confidence, skills and capability to realise innovation in health & care and wellbeing.
Supported by Welsh Government, the Academy has been developed to support innovation, from the incremental to transformative across Health & Social Care. Involving public, private and third sectors through a case-based learning and practice approach, drawing upon front-line activities of groups such as the NHS Innovation Leads through to international knowledge and expertise of international partners and networks.
The Academy offers a unique framework of learning opportunities delivered in partnership with Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, the Bevan Commission and Cardiff University including;
- Introductory courses (Online/In-person)
- Intensive Learning Experiences; and
- Academic Programmes
It also works closely with the other academies to provide a comprehensive and integrated range of learning opportunities, planned to evolve in response to the changing needs of the sectors and communities they serve.
For more information on the Academy and its learning and research opportunities, contact the team directly.
Fully Funded Studentships Available
We are accepting Expressions of Interest for two fully funded stipend studentships for PhD research in innovation in heath and social care (with potential for relevant internships).
Expressions of interest are invited to contact IHSCAcademy@swansea.ac.uk in the first instance. Please see general conditions for eligibility here
MSc Advanced Health and Care Management (Innovation and Transformation)
Do you want to play a key role in the transformation of health and care systems? Do you want to challenge the status quo and use your innovative ideas to develop systems and services that benefit both the patient and organisation?
This course is designed to better equip middle and senior managers within health and social care systems in the UK and globally, to lead transformational change and drive innovation within healthcare systems, processes and technologies.
The All-Wales Intensive Learning Academy for Innovation in Health and Social Care is part of the Welsh Government Intensive Learning Academy (ILA) Programme.
As part of this programme we are able to offer several full-fee scholarships to professional learners from across Wales, working within the following:
- NHS Wales
- Social Care organisations in Wales
- Third Sector organisations in Wales