Applications open for Coaching Skills for Leaders programme taking place in Salisbury on Weds 31st July

Here at the South West Leadership Academy we understand the importance of providing those with leadership responsibility the opportunity to develop skills in coaching and embedding a coaching style into their leadership and management practice. Our recent Building Relationships events also provided feedback to say that you would like to see this offered within our portfolio too. Our one...

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Emerging Talent in OD Review Day

The review day for our Emerging Talent in Organisational Development Programme took place today (Wednesday 8th May) at Taunton Rugby Club. Participants learnt about several new tools, skills and approaches to diagnosing and intervening effectively in organisational systems and were made aware of the body of knowledge they can access, both in terms of other resources, and within the...

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Coaching register & mentoring register survey

In order to maintain and increase the engagement levels with our coaching register and mentoring register, we’re carrying out a survey with the coaches, coachees, mentors and mentees who have added their profile to the system. Each register provides an opportunity for people to connect and network, along with access to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and supervision. This supports...

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New Offer – Speaking Up, Listening Up

Discussions about power in the workplace tend to be avoided. However, without an acknowledgement of its presence, it is impossible for people to explore the whole idea of “speaking truth to power”, which is increasingly seen to be vitally important to effective organisation. Nowhere is this more the case than in the NHS. The Speaking Up, Listening Up initiative...

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Virtual Coaching Supervision – open for applications

To continue to increase coaching capability and capacity in the south west region, and more importantly to maintain quality, we are providing coaching supervision action learning sets that will take place virtually by WebEx. Supervision is a process of housekeeping your approach to coaching. It is useful for any coach wishing to continue to enhance their practice. It provides...

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Rosalind Franklin programme – Taunton cohort

The Rosalind Franklin programme aims to help shape mid-level leaders’ knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours to help them become outstanding, compassionate and inclusive leaders, working at all levels across the health and care system, to help improve services for people who access them. Applications are now open for cohorts starting later this year and there is a Taunton cohort. The...

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Developing Leadership in Primary Care Programme

The second module of our Developing Leadership in Primary Care Programme is taking place today (Tuesday 9th April). This five day programme, delivered over five months has been designed to develop current and future leaders in primary care to build confidence and increase self awareness, whilst applying newly acquired knowledge of leading inclusively with compassion. The programme also builds...

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South West AHP Massive

On Friday 15th of March 2019 Somerset Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) hosted the first SW AHP MASSIVE event of 2019. These events were relaunched in 2018 to provide AHPs from across the SW region with an opportunity to network and work together on the challenges and priorities that are important. The South West Leadership Academy was delighted to facilitate...

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Healthcare Leadership Model Network event

On Tuesday 26th March we held our Healthcare Leadership Model Network event to support the continued development of facilitators & let stakeholder organisations know more about the model, how it can be used and its future development. It was supported by some of the team from JCA Global, the system providers for the HLM, and Tracy Lonetto programme lead from the...

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EMCC EQA Bespoke Practitioner Mentoring Programme

The South West Leadership Academy’s European Mentoring and Coaching Council accredited two-day mentoring programme for practitioner level mentors started this week. On successful completion of the programme participants will receive a EMCC European Quality Award (EQA) Bespoke Programme Certificate, and will also be recommended for EMCC Professional Designation as a Mentor and Coach. From the programme participants will understand...

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