You can never be too care-full

Posted on by Dr Clare Price-Dowd

In her fourth blog of a series, Clare Price-Dowd talks about the importance of care and the role it needs to play in our day to day lives, both in our work and towards our colleagues. 

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“The experience will make me a better chief executive, and that’s what our patients and staff deserve.”

Posted on by Cara Charles-Barks

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. We can spend years nurturing and supporting leaders to develop and progress into a chief executive role, yet the average tenure is just 18 months. What’s making people think about moving on so soon? And how can we get better at keeping them?

In the fifth of a series of blogs, Cara Charles-Barks, chief executive of Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust and a graduate of the Aspiring Chief Executive programme, discusses her experience and the impact the programme has had on her, her colleagues and the system. The programme is a collaboration between NHS Providers, the NHS Leadership Academy and NHS Improvement.
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We need to develop tomorrow’s leaders, today

Posted on and updated on by Tim Swanwick

As a powerful professional group responsible for significant decision-making and spend within the NHS, leadership and management ought to be core to the education and training of all doctors. Tim Swanwick, senior clinical adviser and postgraduate dean at Health Education England (HEE), explains why there’s still some way to go before that is the case.

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“The best personal development I have undertaken in 24 years in the NHS.”

Posted on and updated on by Suzanne Tracey

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. We can spend years nurturing and supporting leaders to develop and progress into a chief executive role, yet the average tenure is just 18 months. What’s making people think about moving on so soon? And how can we get better at keeping them?

In the fourth of a series of blogs, Suzanne Tracey, chief executive of Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and a graduate of the Aspiring Chief Executive programme, discusses her experience and the impact the programme has had on her, her colleagues and the system. The programme is a collaboration between NHS Providers, the NHS Leadership Academy and NHS Improvement.

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“Nobody should be scared to talk about race and diversity.”

Posted on and updated on by Foluke Akinlose

Foluke Akinlose MBE is the founder of PRECIOUS, the leading online network and resource for women of colour. Launched in 1999, it was the first digital publication of its kind to launch in the UK. In 1997, Foluke launched the annual PRECIOUS Awards which celebrate the achievements of women of colour in business and leadership. Foluke was awarded an MBE for services to the creative industries in 2010.

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