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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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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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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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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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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Wellbeing Podcasts

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 the Covid-19...

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Blackbrook Park Avenue
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