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Welcome to the home of health and care leadership development. Our curriculum of programmes, resources and activities bring world-class learning and development to NHS people and partners



In our latest blog Dr Giles Thorpe, Chief Nurse and Director of Infection Prevention and Control for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust discusses the importance of celebrating our workforces ethnicity, diversity and backgrounds.

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Senior Leaders

Our offers to support you include access to rest and restore spaces, mental wellbeing support, executive coaching and support for new CEOs.

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Programmes and Apprenticeships

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

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Support for Integrated Care System Development

Explore our range of flexible offers to support integrated care system (ICS) leadership development and resources for newly appointed integrated care board (ICB) leaders including podcasts, articles and reports and much more.

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Learning Hub


Our Learning Hub includes bitesize learning courses developed by experts, an Inspiration Library with curated podcasts, blogs and videos and much much more.

Listen to our new podcast series: Leadership Insights. Episode 1 asks key health and care leaders – what does great leadership look like?



From leadership and management to digital, HR and finance, we work with provider partners to offer a range of apprenticeships specifically suited to the health and social care sector.

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