Wishing you a wonderful festive season & a happy new year!

  Wishing you a wonderful festive season and a very Happy New Year! We want to acknowledge that December is a month of celebration. Different cultures and religions observe various occasions during this month. Whether you are observing Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, Ōmisoka, Hogmanay, or New Year’s Eve, we send you our best wishes from the South West...

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Mentoring and coaching: supporting change and transition

Mentoring and coaching are adopted in many, if not all sectors and contexts, primarily to support and facilitate the learning and development of individuals, groups and teams. The NHS South West Leadership Academy offers the opportunity to access both mentoring and coaching across the region, to support those that wish to learn, develop and grow. As a mentor /...

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Supporting Growth Through Adversity

South West Coaches, Mentors and Practitioners CPD Sessions, Delivered virtually on Microsoft Teams A series of three virtual CPD sessions designed to provide current Coaches, Mentors and other practitioners with an opportunity to connect with peers, share experiences and gain the opportunity to learn new tools and approaches to support their current practice. Described below is a summary of...

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GMTS March 2021 Intake | Bid to Host a Trainee

We are pleased to announce that the bidding process to host a trainee from March 2021 is now open! Please note that this intake is only available for the following specialisms: General Management, Human Resources and GMTS Finance Apprenticeship (previously Finance Management). Please click on the link below to complete the ‘Commitment to pay and statement of bid particulars’...

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Supporting yourself through recovery

The impact of Covid-19 continues to disrupt and interrupt our everyday lives in many ways, and we are all experiencing a level of change that is both unprecedented in speed and in global reach. The impact of this has been felt more acutely and keenly by those working for at the front-line of patient care or deployed to support...

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NHS Birthday 2020

“On 5 July 2020, it will be 72 years since the NHS and social care system was established. 2020 has been the most challenging year in NHS history. This year, the birthday is an opportunity to recognise, reflect and remember. To recognise the skills, commitment, achievements, compassion and diversity of all our 1.9 million people, across more than 350...

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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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Impact – annual stakeholder event

Yesterday (Wednesday 6th February) we held our annual stakeholder event, Impact, the purpose of the day was to focus on what impacts change in terms of great leadership. There were some fantastic speakers and workshops. We were unashamedly proud to showcase the many powerful stories we hear of individuals who’ve taken hold of opportunities to learn and develop. Following...

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