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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Impact event – Wednesday 6th February

Impact is less than a week away and we’re looking forward to welcoming you on the day at the Somerset County Cricket Ground in Taunton. The focus of our special event is what impacts change in terms of great leadership. There will be some wonderful speakers and workshops, all detailing the leadership difference made in our ability to deliver, commission and sustain our...

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Leadership Leads Network event

On Wednesday 23rd January, we held a Leadership Leads Network event, which was attended by leadership representatives from across the region. The day kicked off with a CPD session on ‘Successful Collaboration in a Competitive Environment’ delivered by Byron Lee.  This focused on the differences between competitive and collaborative (compassionate) mindsets, the vital role of human connection in working with complexity,...

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Healthcare Leadership Model Event

The Healthcare Leadership Model was developed to support all leaders, in Health and Social care, in their day to day role. Leaders can benefit by discovering and exploring their own leadership behaviours and this awareness of both their strengths and limitations will have a direct impact on how they behave and interact with others. Across the South West we...

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NEW OFFERS – Primary Care

Evolving an OD Mindset in Primary Care Target Audience Those working in primary care transformation – especially practice managers, who find themselves needing to lead change efforts in their own practices/organisations and beyond – and who want to broaden their own understanding of OD and how they can apply it to their work. Aims and objectives Develop an understanding...

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The NHS Long Term Plan

About the NHS Long Term Plan The NHS is one of Britain’s greatest achievements and for 70 years its dedicated staff has been there for us.A lot has changed since it was created in 1948, and today the NHS is responding to changes in society that were never expected, let alone planned for.The Government has announced additional funding for...

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New Primary Care Offer: Essence of Leadership Series

*PRIMARY CARE OFFER* The Community Education Provider Networks (CEPN) and the NHS South West Leadership Academy are continuing to work together to provide increased leadership capability across Primary Care in the South West. Following on from our hugely successful Leadership Essentials masterclass we are delighted to offer you the chance to sign up to the Essence of Leadership Series...

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IMPACT – SW Leadership Academy Special Event

Wednesday February 6, 2019 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm On the 6 February 2019 we are bringing our health and social care leaders together, in Taunton, for our annual stakeholder event – Impact. We particularly want to focus the day on Impact; both in terms of the programmes the Leadership Academy offers but also to showcase the many powerful stories we hear...

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“I’m confident that I’m doing things that are right for the NHS, not just because someone has said they need to be done.”

Diane Baynham is head of service design, digital urgent and emergency care at NHS England. She credits the Nye Bevan programme with improving her self-confidence and reaffirming that her leadership identity is firmly grounded in the values of the NHS Constitution. I’ve been working for the NHS since 1999; I joined as an analyst within NHS Direct (Wales). I had...

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