We are pleased to introduce the creation of a new position, Artist-in-Residence. We have created this position as we believe that art, in its broadest sense, can contribute a valuable role to the way we perceive, grapple with and address the major themes of our contemporary environment – not only in seeking to recover from the last year, but...

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Sensemaker – a research project

As part of our ongoing efforts in the SWLA to take an exploratory perspective on the nature of leadership, both now and in the future, we are delighted to announce a long term project with our partner Cognitive Edge. We aim to use their applied research tool SenseMaker to gather and analyse the collective stories and narratives that are...

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Launch of the inaugural NHS Regional Clinical Fellow Scheme 2021/22 – Now open to applications

Applications are invited for a new and exciting fellowship scheme for aspiring clinical leaders. About the scheme Clinical fellows will be based in NHS regional teams across England for 12 months from 1 September 2021. Posts are available less than full time and are hosted by NHS England and NHS Improvement. Clinical fellows will lead key projects that contribute...

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The King’s Fund Masterclass: Leading through transitions and change, 20 April 2021, 10am – 12pm (join from 9.45am)

For: Executive Leaders or equivalent (CEO/AO, Chairs, NEDs and Executive Directors) across health and care (places are limited) From the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic people in roles across the healthcare system have done whatever it takes to keep their teams and service afloat. People have been assigned new roles, moved out of their home teams to help elsewhere,...

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#ProjectM to connect, share and learn together

To support our busy health and social care managers through the enormous pressures of Covid-19 and beyond #ProjectM has been created to provide a safe space for you to connect, share and learn together. #ProjectM tweet chats take place monthly and give participants the chance to get their voices heard and engage with peers from across the NHS. The...

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South West Leadership Academy, Programme Activity

Over the past few weeks, it has become increasingly clear that colleagues are, understandably, unable to attend programmes and on-going sessions due to the complex operational pressures within the region to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have spent time consulting and listening to your feedback and have considered views from across the region, and subsequently have taken the...

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EMCC EQA Bespoke Practitioner Mentoring Programme open for applications

Are you an active Mentor who would like the opportunity to professionalise your practice? Here at the South West Leadership Academy, our vision is “To develop outstanding healthcare leadership across the South West, in order to improve people’s health and their experiences of the NHS”, and we believe increasing the capacity and capability of Mentors and Coaches will support...

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Healthcare Leadership Model App

The NHS Leadership Academy have developed a new digital tool to complement their work around the Healthcare Leadership Model, which supports our NHS people to become better leaders in their day-to-day roles. The Healthcare Leadership Model App allows you to record observations about the leadership behaviours that you see around you and explore these using the nine leadership dimensions...

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Re-engagement Survey

As one of our valued stakeholders in the NHS South West Leadership Academy, we would like to invite you to participate in a short survey aimed at gathering your insights and input into our future leadership development opportunities as the NHS Covid-19 response integrates with business as usual. We are keen to hear how the past few months have...

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