Mr Simon Moralee

Job: Senior Lecturer Healthcare Management

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 257 7717




Personal profile

Simon Moralee's work revolves around management and organisational theory, with specific focus on health care management, as well as international health care systems and health economics. Simon is a University Teacher Fellow whose focus is on student-centred learning and building staff capacity to innovate.

Simon currently teaches on several modules within the BA (Hons) Health Studies and BSc (Hons) Public and Community Health degree programmes and the MA/MRes Applied Health Studies. He also supervises dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate level and is the module leader for students undertaking BA (Hons). dissertations in Health Studies and Public & Community Health.

Simon is also the Programme Leader for Medical Education, working with the East Midlands Local Education and Training Board on new GP trainer development and mentoring for health care professionals. In addition, Simon has worked with Leicester City Council on management and leadership development for social work managers and with Leicester/Leicestershire GP groups on developing commissioning skills. 

In terms of research, Simon is currently part way through a PhD in Institutional Change focussing on individuals' experiences of change to medical education.

Research group affiliations

Publications and outputs 

Moralee, S. (2013). Individual engagement with change in medical education: an institutional work perspective. British Academy of Management Conference, Developmental paper, September 12.

Moralee, S., Sweeney, K. (2012).Problem-based learning in health care management: reflecting the world out there.Gateway Papers, 2: 56-64

Moralee, S. (2012) Problem-based learning in health care management: reflecting the world out there. Higher Education Academy Social Sciences Conference

Moralee, S. (2012). Assessment and Feedback for Undergraduate Health Care Management Students. "It’s Good To Talk: Feedback, Dialogue and Learning”, National Teacher Fellow Event, De Montfort University, Leicester. 

Moralee, S. (2008). How doctors could help the NHS. National Health Executive, 1 (5): 76

Moralee, S. (2008). Involving doctors in management: Key concepts and challenges for today’s NHS. British Psychological Society (Division of Occupational Psychology) Conference

Research interests/expertise

My current doctoral studies focus on institutional actors' experiences of creating and developing changes to medical curricula that encompass knowledge and skills development in leadership and management.

Areas of teaching

  • Health Care Management
  • Organisational and Institutional Theory
  • Health Economics
  • Qualitative Research


  • BA (Hons) Economics and French (University of Nottingham 1998)
  • MSc Health Economics (University of York 2000)
  • Pg Cert Managing in Health and Social Care (De Montfort University, Leicester 2003)
  • Pg Dip Health Care Management (University of Birmingham 2003)
  • NVQ Level 4, Management, Chartered Management Institute (2003)
  • MSc Health Care Management (University of Birmingham 2005)
  • Pg Cert Higher Education (De Montfort University, Leicester 2008)
  • MPhil/PhD Institutional (De Montfort University, Leicester 2010 - ongoing)

Courses taught

  • HEST 1111 Management and Organisational Theory in Health Care
  • HEST 2120 Health Care Management
  • HEST 2125 Debates and Dilemmas in Health and Health Care
  • HEST 3110/3302 Dissertation
  • HEST 3202 Health and Social Care Management
  • HEST 3204 International perspectives II: comparative systems in health care
  • HEST 5002 Health Care Management
  • HEST 5006 Contemporary Issues in Health Care Management

Honours and awards

  • University Teacher Fellowship, June 2013, De Montfort University: excellence and innovation in teaching and learning
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, June 2012, De Montfort University: excellence in teaching and learning

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • British Academy of Management, January 2011: Member
  • Higher Education Academy, April 2013: Fellow
  • Higher Education Academy, Ooctober 2013: Academic Associate

Consultancy work

  • Leadership and management development, Leicester City Council, 2012
  • Leadership and management development, Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group, 2012

External Examinerships

London Metropolitan University, MBA/MBA with Professional Experience, June 2013

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