“My Edward Jenner journey has been one of enlightenment and discovery”

Posted on by Kerry Jobling

Dr Kerry Ann Louise Jobling is an academic teaching fellow at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust. Kerry shares her experience of the Edward Jenner programme and talks about how she has applied her new skills and behaviours to her current role. Continue reading

“I hope through the programme I become a better manager for the NHS.”

Posted on and updated on by Mwamba Bennett

Mwamba Bennett is a senior contracts manager at Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group and started the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme at the end of 2017 . In the first of a series of blogs, Mwamba shares her reasons for choosing the programme and her journey so far.

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How the Mary Seacole programme helped build a Trust wide network

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Kate Ward is a clinical team manager at Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust. Kate completed the Mary Seacole programme – aimed at first time leaders in healthcare – in September 2017 and shares her experience and plans for further development.

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“The Stepping Up programme is a life-changing experience and I will never be the same because of it.”

Posted on and updated on by Esther Akorede

After working for over three years with little to no tangible progression, Esther Akorede, senior paediatric audiologist was unsure of where to go next. Esther explains how the arrival of the Stepping Up programme helped her break the glass ceiling she felt was blocking her success.

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“It’s about becoming the type of leader that can benefit patients and staff beyond your immediate portfolio”

Posted on and updated on by Louise Thompson

Nye Bevan programme graduate and head of communications for nursing at NHS Improvement, Louise Thompson, tells us how the programme has helped her to recognise her own value as a leader while keeping front line staff and patient focus at the centre of her thinking.

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