Ethnography for Healthcare Improvement 11th & 12th July 2019

Posted by es213 at Mar 21, 2019 03:21 PM |
Announcing a new short course for 2019 designed for researchers and doctoral students to critically engage with the theory and practice of ethnography in healthcare settings


  • What is ethnography? Use, variation and value associated with the ethnographic label.
  • Critical appraisal of ethnographic contributions to healthcare improvement and different methods / practices
  • Ethnography in and of healthcare, managing tensions in improvement and evaluation
  • Cross-cultural variation, comparative studies of healthcare using ethnographic methods – sensitivity to local context, time, place and complexity
  • Designing and conducting ethnographic research in healthcare improvement – the importance of reflexivity and ethical conduct inside and outside the healthcare field
  • Ethnographic writing and publication, influencing policy and practice


Participants must have studied qualitative methods at Masters level or have an equivalent level of qualitative research experience. If you are not sure that you meet the entry standard or you have any other questions, please email the course leader: Nicola Mackintosh or Liz Shaw

Book your place on the course through shop@le (the University of Leicester’s online store):

The cost of the conference (£650) will cover refreshments and lunch on both days and an evening meal on the 11th July, but accommodation at College Court is not included and should you wish to stay you will have to arrange this yourself.

Contact College Court tel: +44 (0)116 244 9669 for  accommodation enquiries and booking. Please quote 59247 to receive a reduced rate.

Please note that the course needs a minimum number of delegates to run. We will confirm whether the course is running by 15th April 2019 (and refund the full fee if it's not).





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