NHS Leadership Academy Programmes

We are pleased to inform you that the NHS Leadership Academy’s  Leadership Development Programmes will be opening for applications.

Our programmes are designed to help everyone in the NHS discover their full leadership potential and achieve the highest standards in health and care.

The Edward Jenner Programme

Want to get ready for your first leadership or management role? The Edward Jenner programme will build your foundation-level leadership skills. 25 hours over 20 weeks for both levels. Online with interactive discussions.

Find out more about the Edward Jenner programme

The Mary Seacole Programme

If you’re in your first leadership role, the Mary Seacole programme will develop your knowledge and skills in leadership and management. 100 hours of online learning plus three behavioural workshops.

Find out more about the Mary Seacole programme

The Rosalind Franklin Programme

For mid-level leaders aspiring to lead large and complex programmes, departments, services or systems. 120 hours of online learning, four days of workshops and small group work.

Find out more about the Rosalind Franklin programme

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme

For middle to senior leaders, this programme will help you challenge the status quo, drive lasting change and prepare for senior roles. 24-month programme, leads to MSc in Healthcare Leadership.

Find out more about the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme

The Nye Bevan Programme

If you’re a senior leader who wants to move into a board role, the Nye Bevan programme will help you develop the skills attitudes and behaviours you need to succeed. 12-month programme. Online learning, residential workshop and self-managed learning sets.

Find out more about the Nye Bevan programme

The Stepping Up Programme

For Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) colleagues, Stepping Up will help you develop your leadership and management. 5-month programme. Face to face, online and workplace-based learning.

Find out more about the Stepping Up programme

All programmes are at different stages of applications, for an update on the recruitment stage, please take a look at the individual webpage linked above for each programme. If you would like to speak to a member of the programme team, please feel free to get in touch.


The Edward Jenner programme: Jenner@leadershipacademy.nhs.uk 

The Mary Seacole programme: SeacoleProgramme@leadershipacademy.nhs.uk

The Rosalind Franklin programme: RosalindFranklin@leadershipacademy.nhs.uk

The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme: AndersonProgramme@leadershipacademy.nhs.uk

The Nye Bevan programme: BevanProgramme@leadershipacademy.nhs.uk

The Stepping Up programme: SteppingUp@leadershipacademy.nhs.uk

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