Following an evaluation of the NHS Leadership Academy’s Aspiring Chief Executive programme, which highlighted themes around what makes an effective CEO, we look at the impact the programme has had on Silas Nicholls, chief executive of Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.
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The NHS needs strong, stable leaders who are able to strategically plan and look ahead while taking the immediate needs of their staff and patients into account. Following our recent blog which discussed the average tenure of a chief executive being just 18 months, it posed the questions of what makes people think about moving on so soon? And how can we get better at keeping them?
Here, in the first of a series of blogs, Silas Nicholls, group deputy chief executive of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and a graduate of the Aspiring Chief Executive programme, talks about his own experience and the impact the programme had on him, his colleagues and the system. The programme is a collaboration between NHS Providers, the NHS Leadership Academy and NHS Improvement.
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The 8th July saw the official launch of the public consultation period for Healthier Together in Greater Manchester.
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