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12.08.13

Staff expansion for NHS Leadership Academy

The NHS Leadership Academy is recruiting 35 practitioners to help deliver its leadership development programmes. 

The programmes include training for graduates, nurses and midwives and NHS staff looking to develop their leadership. Practitioners are to be recruited through OJEU tenders, with successful bidders contracted in January for three years, with the option to extend for an extra year. 

Dr Dave Ashton, head of practice at the NHS Leadership Academy, said: “To achieve the Leadership Academy’s principal aim of developing outstanding leadership in health and to realise the benefits this will give for patient experience and outcomes, it’s vital we have the right resources in place. Our faculty are a team of highly expert practitioners in the leadership and organisational development field who support us in achieving this aim. 

“The variety of work for members of the faculty is huge, ranging from relatively small group interventions with senior NHS leaders, through to large workshops of over 100 people. A number of the Academy’s faculty work closely together for the input in to the design of some of our key programmes and the delivery of many.” 

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