As part of Health Education England (HEE), the NHS Leadership Academy’s philosophy is simple – great leadership development improves leadership behaviours and skills. As well as providing targeted leadership development for every level of leadership responsibility, the Academy aims to facilitate valuable discussions around leadership from guest blogs.
Doctors in training hear a lot about the need for medical leadership, but can’t often detail the available resources that would allow them to develop their leadership skills. David Cox and Tahreema Matin, National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellows from HEE, have designed a ‘Developing medical leadership’ toolkit. Here’s some background about how it might help doctors in training and their supervisors and mentors.