Adeboye Ifederu, head of the newborn screening laboratory at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and Ready Now programme participant, shares his experience of managing at a senior level while developing his skills to become an effective leader.
John Sheridan has worked in the NHS for 23 years, starting as an A&E receptionist. Now Macmillan Lead Nurse for End of Life Care within Specialist Palliative Care at North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, John reflects on how essential his role is, especially for those with a cancer diagnosis.Continue reading ““Palliative care is about living as well as possible, for as long as possible.””
Debbie Jackson is an organisation development practitioner at Locala Community Partnerships. In her blog she tells us how the Mary Seacole programme gave her the confidence to take her career in a new direction.Continue reading ““I would urge anyone considering applying for a leadership programme to just do it. Be brave and push yourself out of your comfort zone.””
We recently published our chair Peter Homa’s letter to himself as a graduate trainee, and asked other NHS colleagues to consider the advice they would give themselves as they embarked on their leadership journey. Here, Sir David Behan shares the lessons he has learned over his career.Continue reading “Having clarity of personal purpose has been my guiding star”
Leaders need to become allies, harbouring high aspirations for inclusion of the marginalised as liberation of such lost voices is significant, writes Tracie Jolliff.Continue reading “Our bodies in the work of inclusion”