Leadership Academy

“I’m confident that I’m doing things that are right for the NHS, not just because someone has said they need to be done.”

Diane Baynham is head of service design, digital urgent and emergency care at NHS England. She credits the Nye Bevan […]

Learning to become a leader: a story of a student Speech and Language Therapist

As part of our ongoing work around leadership in undergraduate programmes, we spoke to healthcare students to understand what leadership […]

To be diverse is to be varied and colourful

As part of our ongoing work around leadership in undergraduate programmes, we spoke to healthcare students to understand what leadership […]

“Be ready to positively change the way you work and the way you think”

Lianne Nunn is a deputy service manager at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. Lianne completed the Elizabeth Garrett […]

Tracie Joliff

Leaders who ‘perform’ on racial inclusion don’t fool BAME staff

This article was originally published on the Health Service Journal (October 2018). As a study of earnings by ethnicity shows […]

“We need to have the tenacity to face the difficult questions head on.”

Doreen Black is a matron at the Royal Wolverhampton Trust and won the award in the Top Leadership category at […]

“I’d like to see an NHS where health professionals support patients to be the leaders of their own health care.”

In her latest blog, senior programme lead, Clare Price-Dowd, reflects on the pioneers of nursing and how leadership in the […]

“Empathy and humility should be a mainstay of our daily routine, irrespective of where we lead from.”

John Sheridan has worked in the NHS for 23 years, starting as an A&E receptionist. Now Macmillan Lead Nurse for […]

Tracie Joliff

“Being nice is not enough to ensure inclusion”

Tracie Jolliff, director of inclusion at the NHS Leadership Academy, discusses how eradicating workplace discrimination essentialises a strong need for inclusive […]