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Inaugural South West Leadership Academy Inclusion Network Event

The South West Leadership Academy is proud to be launching a new Inclusion Network, starting with a one-day event aimed at equality and diversity leads and cultural influencers across the region. Our intention is to raise the profile of inclusion and start the conversation within the region. The insights of the network will be pivotal in creating a portfolio...

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The new Rosalind Franklin programme for mid-level leaders in health and care

On Wednesday 5 September 2018, the NHS Leadership Academy announced its new Rosalind Franklin programme for mid-level leaders in health and care. Rosalind Franklin   The nine-month programme is due to open for applications later this year and will incorporate a blended learning style with mandatory and comprehensive online learning, face to face workshops and small group work. It...

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Leadership for Empowered and Healthy Communities

Following the continued success of the Leadership for Empowered and Healthy Communities programme, we are delighted to announce dates for the next cohort and invite applications. The dates are: 27 September 2018 28-29 November 2018 (residential) 24 January 2019 28 February 2019 28 March 2019 Webinars/Virtual learning will take place on the afternoon of: 31 October 2018 6 February...

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“If you’re thinking about applying for an Academy programme, you’re already halfway there!”

Bob Dennes is a service manager in Theatres at Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust and has completed both the Mary Seacole and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programmes (EGA). In his blog, Bob reflects on the service improvements he’s made since completing the Mary Seacole programme back in 2013 and more recently, his focus on continuously improving patient services since completing the EGA programme. My career...

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Leadership in the NHS: Making the impossible, possible.

The latest blog by Stephen Hart, Managing Director – NHS Leadership Academy. The Academy works in collaboration with partners across the NHS to achieve its purpose of ensuring that “the NHS has the right number of leaders with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours that are required to deliver high quality services, improve health outcomes and continually improve patient care.”...

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Maximising opportunities – Young Leaders Trip

Young Leaders Trip to Israel Overview Approached by a colleague in Bristol City Council who runs youth programmes in England, they were looking for applications for English young leaders to go to Israel, fully funded Beth and Lawrence submitted successful applications The point of the trip was for young leaders of England and the ‘young ambassador programme’ (developing Israeli...

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GMTS – My first 12 months on the scheme…

Hello, my name is Emily! I am a first year General Management Trainee on the Graduate Management Training Scheme. My first 12 months on the scheme have been spent as a Service Manager in an Acute Trust, learning the ropes to running a service with a few (or many) bumps along the way. Coming straight from university onto the...

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“I’d like to see an NHS where health professionals support patients to be the leaders of their own health care.”

In her latest blog, senior programme lead, Clare Price-Dowd, reflects on the pioneers of nursing and how leadership in the NHS, and in nursing, has changed over time. When I joined the NHS in 1983 the first nurse leaders I encountered were very much of the Hattie Jacques in Carry On Matron ilk, though not all were quite so scary, thankfully. But although...

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