Building Relationships Across The SW

Here at the NHS South West Leadership Academy, our vision is “To develop outstanding healthcare leadership across the South West, to improve people’s health and their experiences of the NHS”. This can only be achieved through great relationships and partnership with all of you. We are organising a half day event within your STP area and hosted by one...

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Primary care research (NHS Leadership Academy)

Dear colleague Our NHS is constantly evolving, and during the coming years some of the widest ranging and important changes will occur in primary care. To meet the needs of a changing population, primary care teams will also need to further develop the way they work. Part of the development process will include ensuring those working in primary care are...

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Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

I joined the NHS as a student nurse in 1984 (I know I was a mere girl!!) and even though I have dipped in and out of the NHS, it’s still the major part of my career and life really. It’s literally in our blood isn’t it, even those colleagues who have recent working experience of the NHS tell me...

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Managing talent in the NHS: supporting all staff to fulfil their potential

The NHS Leadership Academy is setting out to deliver a change to the way talent management is approached and practiced within the NHS in England. The foundations have been laid through the creation of the national improvement and leadership development framework Developing People: Improving Care (DP:IC) – Martin Hancock, National Head of Talent Management​ discusses what’s happened since it was published, and what...

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Talent Management Twitter Chat – Have your say and get involved!

Posted: Sunday, 13th May, 2018 The NHS Leadership Academy is playing a key role in supporting the aspiration to introduce or improve talent management practices across the NHS in England. We know a lot about what best practice talent management looks like, how to support organisations and staff through change and what approaches will best fit the culture of...

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GMTS 2018 – Virtual panellists required

Posted: Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 The South West Leadership Academy are looking for virtual panel members to assist with this years placement accreditation for the Graduate Management Trainee Scheme. The Process The accreditation process relies on a panel of interested stakeholders, including placement managers, programme managers, GMTS steering group members and alumni to quality score submitted placement opportunities. We...

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Case study – Kane Sullivan (GMTS)

Posted: Tuesday, 3rd April, 2018 Why were you interested in joining the NHS graduate management training scheme? Before joining University, I had a real interest to do Medicine. I’d always been interested in science and healthcare but never committed to the idea of it and chose against applying. Instead I completed a first-class honours degree in Biomedical Sciences. When...

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