Introducing Andrew Davidson, Leadership Development Coordinator (GMTS)

Andrew has joined the south west team as a Leadership Development Coordinator. With a background in education, he qualified as a teacher in 2007 and has spent the last ten years working in school leadership and latterly as a headteacher improving the quality of education in challenging schools serving disadvantaged communities. Passionate about organisational development and the role good...

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Health Informatics Trainee on the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS)

Tom Roberts is a Health Informatics Trainee on the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS). Tom joined GMTS in September 2021 and is currently on his first placement with Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, working with the Digital Services Team. Tom shares his experiences of what being a Health Informatics trainee involves… In September I began my...

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Telling your Line Manager what is necessary

Disclaimer: This article contains discussions of sensitive topics, such as mental health, experiences of serving in the military and body dysmorphia. If you require any mental health support after reading this article, you can find out what other Health & Well-Being Support is available for our NHS people by clicking here, as well as information on Health and Well-being...

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Introducing Nora Latapi-Dean, Positive Action and Inclusion Coordinator

Hello! I’m Nora. I originally joined NHSEI in April 2021 as the Talent Management Administrator for the South-West and as I am thoroughly passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) I jumped at the opportunity to step up to be an Equality and Diversity Representative for the region. My passion for EDI only grew from there and I was determined to secure a formal role...

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Introducing Connie Cheung, Leadership Development Coordinator

I have recently been given the fantastic opportunity to join the South West Leadership Academy as the Leadership Development Coordinator for Leadership and Lifelong Learning covering Tas’ maternity leave. The team have been extremely welcoming and supportive, which has made the transition easy. I’ve worked within the NHS for some years and have been fortunate enough to experience a...

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Wellbeing Blogs

  Blogs: Getting started with Mindfulness Mindfulness in everyday life – waking up from automatic pilot Taking a space to breathe The Power of Pause – wherever you are, be there!  Being Successful in Uncertain Times  Compassionate Listening Grounding Exercise for Coaches Adaptability and Resilience Key Principles for Mindfulness Practice  

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BPP/NHS Leadership Academy – Level 5 Coaching Professional Apprenticeship with Mary Seacole (Optional) – February Cohort Information Sessions

BPP – Coaching Professional Apprenticeship (Level 5) second Cohort will be scheduled for late February 2022. Following the success of previous Information Sessions promoting this Standard, which has the optional Mary Seacole Programme, BPP and the NHS Leadership Academy would again like to advertise two information sessions to inform around this offer. The two information sessions are scheduled on;...

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Recruitment Posters

NHS Admin and clericalpdf NHS Ambulance staff NHS Allied health care NHS Exp of Care Posters 2021 NHS Facilitation experience NHS Nye Bevan NHS Open Prison NHS Patients and carers covid NHS Patients and carers NHS Porters NHS Staff experience NHS Staff NHS Young patients and carers

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Deepening Creative Practice through an Inclusion Lens

We are currently in the design phase of an experiential, participatory and interventional programme in four seasons: learning, co-curating and co-creating on the theme of vulnerability in NHS organisations in South West England. Deepening Creative Practice aims to deepen and expand practice and repertoire in working with difficult and sometimes intractable problems within organisations and wider society through the...

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