Leadership Academy

“A free, online programme to develop aspiring leaders? Yes please!”

Samantha Gillett is a governance support officer at NHS Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group. In her blog, Samantha talks about her

Nurses must learn to lead

This blog was originally published in Nursing Now.   In this blog Tim Swanwick, Director of Clinical Leadership Development at

Ryan Eastman

“I believe leaders are essential in driving change in organisations, but it can’t be done alone”

Ryan Eastman is a senior finance business partner at Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS Foundation Trust. In his blog, Ryan discusses

“We need inclusive leadership that reflects our diverse population.”

Marimouttou Coumarassamy (Coumar) is a General Manager at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and alumni of our Ready Now programme.

“I am passionate about putting patients at the heart of everything we do.”

James Sanders is a communications and Engagement officer in the South West Clinical Networks and Senate for NHS England and

Black history and the unfinished work of creating racial equity

By Tracie Jolliff, director of inclusion, NHS Leadership Academy

“During Black History Month, I try and honour those who have opened doors for me.”

Gaynor Walker is a senior programme manager for Equality and Health Inequalities Unit at NHS England and NHS Improvement. In

“Only by showing compassion to yourself can you have the reserve of energy to lead people well”

Jayne Reynolds is regional director for East Berkshire at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and an action learning set facilitator

“No one should be discriminated against or feel like they can’t bring their whole selves to work”

Naomi Brennan is a marketing officer at the NHS Leadership Academy and participant on the Stepping Up programme. In this