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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72nd Birthday of the NHS

Today marks the 72nd Birthday of the NHS. It allows us a moment to pause and reflect on one of the most remarkable years in service. The healthcare sector has been instrumental in the fight against the Coronavirus, with limited amount of time to prepare for a global pandemic, we can say with pride, our healthcare colleagues have gone...

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Moment of remembrance – Saturday 4 July

“Saturday 4 July, the day before the birthday, will be a moment of remembrance and reflection for those we have lost during the pandemic. This is a chance for the nation to come together and pay our respects. It is being led by the Together Coalition and we are asking people to place a light in their window or on their...

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Introduction to Coaching Supervision open for applications

Here at the South West Leadership Academy, our aim is to increase the capacity and capability of our coaches and mentors across the South West by providing accredited programmes, CPD opportunities and supervision/reflective practice. We have a growing register of coaches and mentors and our future aim would be to provide supervision at all our CPD events. This programme...

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Stepping Up programme – South West cohort

Where: Taunton (venue tbc) When: Starting February 2020 Are you a black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leader or an aspiring leader? Do you want to progress your skills and go further? Stepping Up is a fully funded, two month positive action programme from the NHS Leadership Academy. It has been designed for individuals working in bands 5 to 7 who...

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The Authentic Leader – a compassionate approach to leadership

A leadership role in today’s health service brings many challenges, motivating others to deliver high standards of care whilst balancing operational pressures and meeting targets. How do leaders remain themselves – treating those they lead in the way they would like to be treated – with compassion and humanity. The South West Leadership Academy is delighted to launch this...

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Applications for the Rosalind Franklin programme now open!

Are you a clinical or non-clinical middle leader across health and care systems, aspiring to lead large and complex programmes, departments, services or systems of care? Our Rosalind Franklin programme aims to help shape middle leaders’ knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours to help them become outstanding, compassionate and inclusive leaders, working at all levels across the health and care...

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