Coaching is one of the key approaches through which leadership within organisations can be developed. Coaching is a method of developing an individual’s capabilities in order to facilitate the achievement of organisational success.


Our quality assured register of Executive Coaches within the NHS will supersede the previous one, which was administered and run by the NHS Institute of Innovation and Improvement, and aims to support the future work of the Academy.


Senior leaders on the Director programme (formerly Top Leaders) and Ready Now programme will be able to access the register through their respective programme lead. Colleagues on other programmes also have access to regional coaching registers and should contact the following coaching leads for more information about how to access a coach in their area:


West Midlands coaching website Lynda Austin
East Midlands coaching website Pam Smith-Falls
East of England coaching website Karen Bloomfield
London coaching website Jane Galloway
North east coaching website Claire White
Yorks and Humber coaching website Anthony Owens
North West coaching website Taira Shaffi
Thames Valley and Wessex coaching website Sarah Russell
South West coaching website Paula McLeod
Kent, Surrey and Sussex coaching website Jane Hubble


The executive coaches on our coaching register are experienced in working with the most senior leaders in the public and private sector and will support healthcare staff in developing into the high quality leaders the NHS needs. In the event you are not on one of the  afore mentioned Academy programmes you can still access the register from this site and select a coach, please be aware however that  you would have to make your own arrangements financial and otherwise with your selected coach.


We aim to keep the site up to date and will be adding articles and links of interest to the site as it develops.


If you have any queries about the Academy coaching register please do not hesitate to contact

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