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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

Tracie Joliff

Leaders cannot claim to be compassionate if they’re not inclusive

This article was originally published on the Health Service Journal (February 2019) Tracie Jolliff, director of inclusion at the NHS […]

Tracie Joliff

Our bodies in the work of inclusion

Leaders need to become allies, harbouring high aspirations for inclusion of the marginalised as liberation of such lost voices is […]

Women in NHS

Dr Navina Evans is chief executive of East London NHS Foundation and an alumni of the NHS Leadership Academy’s Aspiring chief executive programme. In her latest blog she discusses why the need for male allyship in the NHS is greater than ever.

“Being trans is not a lifestyle choice”

The NHS Leadership Academy works closely with patients, service users, carers and NHS staff so that participants on the professional […]

“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 […]

“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 […]