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The Challenge of Probity course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Time / Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By

This session gives practical scenarios where probity and conflicts of interest occur and examples of the expectations by professional regulators and organisations. Effective leadership requires individuals to continually demonstrate their integrity and sense of probity, especially when engaged in public service.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Explore and define probity
  • Identify how your professional body defines probity and what is required of you
  • Discuss and critically evaluate the relationship between probity and effective leadership in healthcare
  • Demonstrate your contribution to leadership in your clinical setting by elaborating on the ways in which the challenges of probity may occur and what steps you personally could take to address these
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete these sessions in the Introductory Module:

  • Introduction to Leadership and LeAD
  • Introduction to Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework
Instructors / Speakers
Tony Lewis,
Retired GP, Budleigh Salterton

Tony Lewis MA MB is a retired GP and medical academic.

He has been involved in medical education throughout his career including being Regional Advisor for General Practice for Devon and Cornwall. He was also retained to advise on the development of health services and primary care in Ghana, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Khazakstan.

As senior lecturer in General Practice, he was a key player in developing the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, and was lead for Problem Based Learning in the college.

He has a particular interest in small group work, leadership in small groups and optimising learning for all health professionals. As an appraiser for Devon PCT, he developed an interest in leadership, management and values based decisions and how health care professionals interpret these in their day to day work.

As a trained coached and member of the International Coaching Federation, Tony has coached many health professionals, especially medical practitioners. In 2005 he co-authored the book “Coaching for Effective Learning: A Practical Guide for Teachers in Healthcare”. Since retiring, Tony now works on a freelance basis providing coaching to medical and senior staff in healthcare.

The Challenge of Probity course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mentoring & Leading, Leading and managing, Coaching & Leadership
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
20 minutes
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