System Leadership at the Frontline

A new programme, which explores System Leadership for Frontline Leaders.


The target audience will be front-line NHS leaders. Participants will come from a range of health and social care providers.

The programme will be modular with four one-day modules running from June 2019, with 4-8 weeks between modules. Participants will be asked to identify a personal case study – a relevant, live scenario or situation to consider and apply the learning to throughout each module.

Module 1 – 5 June 2019, 9.00 – 17.00

Will provide introduction to system leadership, identification of case study scenarios, focus of input and activities. For example, complex systems and real life application using a collaborative approach.

Module 2 – 27 June 2019, 9.00 – 17.00

This module will have a focus on system behaviours. Building trust in the system and explore real life application.

Module 3 – 18 July 2019, 9.00 – 17.00

Participants will explore system infrastructure. Looking at positive deviance in the system and a real life application.

Module 4 – 3 September 2019, 9.00 – 17.00

Will look at System Delivery, the ladder of collaboration and real life application using a collaborative approach.


Anna Springett is a Registered and Chartered (HCPC & BPS) Psychologist who specialises in leadership assessment and development, executive coaching, team building, and training design and delivery.

Anna started out on her career in a number of human resources, project management and consultancy roles for financial services and public sector organisations.

Anna has worked independently since 2008, and in 2016 she set up her business as a coach and psychologist offering quality headspace to leaders and organisations. Over this time, she has facilitated leadership development events with 200+ community healthcare professionals across several healthcare providers in Southern England.

Applications for this programme have closed. To find out more about leadership development opportunities at the South West Leadership Academy please call 01454 252719 or email

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