Leadership and its impact on failures in care service delivery

Posted on by Margaret Flynn

Margaret Flynn, the chair of the National Independent Safeguarding Board in Wales, and the joint editor of the Journal of Adult Protection considers the critical role of leadership in avoiding and managing failures in care settings.


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Rome wasn’t built in a day – and neither is a good leader!

Posted on and updated on by Chris Lake

In his latest blog, Chris Lake, head of professional development at the NHS Leadership Academy, explores the different ways leaders obtain their and knowledge, skills and behaviours.


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“Thanks to The Ready Now programme I can hold my head high and not feel alone anymore”

Posted on and updated on by Ranjita Sen

Ready Now participant Ranjita Sen discusses how it gave her the confidence to combat the barriers she’s faced as a senior leader from a black, Asian and minority ethic (BAME) background.  

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“As a black woman you have to work twice as hard to get to where you want to be”

Posted on and updated on by Morvia Gooden

On International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March), Morvia Gooden, former nurse and senior programme lead at the NHS Leadership Academy shares her personal experiences of being a black woman living and working in the NHS.  

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Ovarian Cancer: Nuala’s story

Posted on and updated on by Nuala Doyle

As part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Nuala Doyle, Marketing and Engagement Assistant at the NHS Leadership Academy, shares her personal experience. 

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