“The programme made me feel like a superhero.”

Onika Patrick-Redhead, Adult and Specialist Directorate deputy admin manager at Cambridgeshire Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, tells us how the Stepping […]

“It’s literally like starting all over again at every appointment.”

Evidence shows that compassionate leadership leads to improved staff engagement, which in turn results in better patient care. Patient Tommy […]

You can never be too care-full

In her fourth blog of a series, Clare Price-Dowd talks about the importance of care and the role it needs […]

Back to basics: why diversity and inclusion are critical to leading much-needed change in the NHS

Despite 30 years of investment, the equality and diversity agenda hasn’t moved forward at anywhere near the pace we would […]

Being inclusive made me a more skilful midwife

Morvia Gooden, senior programme lead at the Academy, discusses the parallels between her midwifery career and her work on the […]


“As a black woman you have to work twice as hard to get to where you want to be”

Morvia Gooden, former nurse and senior programme lead at the NHS Leadership Academy shares her personal experiences of being a […]

Winter NHS: leadership at the most critical time

In her latest blog, Clare Price-Dowd, a registered nurse and senior programme lead at the NHS Leadership Academy, looks at […]

We must change the bullying culture in the NHS

To mark anti-bullying week (14-20 November), Tracie Jolliff, head of inclusion and systems leadership at the NHS Leadership Academy, looks […]

NHS Leader recognised in Top 50 influential black and ethnic minority (BAME) list

Tracie Jolliff, Head of Inclusion and Systems at The NHS Leadership Academy has been recognised in a list of the […]