Leadership Academy

Developing better leaders, delivering better care

IMPORTANT – please read our notice about the temporary suspension of leadership development activity and postponement of all new programme recruitment during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Find out more

Primary care – a changing landscape

If you work in primary care, download the NHS Leadership Academy’s new eBook to find out how we can help you and your organisation.

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Rosalind Franklin programme

For clinicians or managers leading from the middle of health and care systems, aspiring to lead large and complex programmes, departments, services or systems of care.

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Edward Jenner programme

Your first port of call if you’re looking to build a strong foundation of leadership skills that can help enhance your confidence and competence in your role.

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Local Leadership Academies

Learn about our ten local leadership academies who connect our services on a regional level.



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Learn more about the Regional Talent Boards, a new system-led approach to talent management across the NHS.

We are the NHS: People Plan 2020/21 – action for us all sets out what our NHS people can expect from their leaders and from each other.

On 1 April 2019, the NHS Leadership Academy moved to NHS England and NHS Improvement, in order to directly support the leadership and talent management requirements of the NHS Long Term plan.