Programmes to help you grow as a leader

Our programmes are designed to help everyone in the NHS discover their full leadership potential and achieve the highest standards in health and care

Edward Jenner programme

Want to get ready for your first leadership or management role? The Edward Jenner programme will build your foundation-level leadership skills

A self-guided suite of short courses. Online with interactive discussions

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Mary Seacole programme

If you’re in your first leadership role, the Mary Seacole programme will develop your knowledge and skills in leadership and management

100 hours of online learning plus three behavioural workshops

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Rosalind Franklin programme

For mid-level leaders aspiring to lead large and complex programmes, departments, services or systems

120 hours of online learning, four days of workshops and small group work

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme

For middle to senior leaders, this programme will help you challenge the status quo, drive lasting change and prepare for senior roles

24-month programme, leads to MSc in Healthcare Leadership

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Nye Bevan programme

If you’re a senior leader who wants to move into a board role, the Nye Bevan programme will help you develop the skills attitudes and behaviours you need to succeed

12-month programme. Online learning, residential workshop and self-managed learning sets

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Foundations in System Leadership; collaborating in health and care


A programme for people working in health and care, who want to improve the way they collaborate across organisational and professional boundaries to design and deliver better health outcomes

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CMI Accreditation

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NHS Leadership Academy is working with Training Provider Pearson TQ to offer access to our leadership development programmes with CMI accreditation

  • Edward Jenner CMI accredited programme
  • Mary Seacole CMI accredited programme
  • Rosalind Franklin CMI accredited programme

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NHS-LA -Apprenticeships

NHS Leadership Academy is working with apprenticeship providers to offer access to our leadership development programmes as part of apprenticeships

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Sustainability Leadership for Greener Health and Care Programme


Want to develop your leadership skills and knowledge to build a greener and more sustainable health system?

A 21-week programme with a choice of online learning or face-to-face learning

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Core Managers: Developing Inclusive Workplaces programme


Are you a manager or supervisor in health and care looking to develop your inclusive leadership skills?

This programme is a suite of self-guided online short courses

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Development Support for Clinical Leaders

Schemes, forums and resources to ensure clinicians at every level have career development pathways to develop the skills they need

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Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching and mentoring

Search or sign up to the Coaching and Mentoring Register and explore regional offers

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Hope European Exchange programme

This programme offers those with managerial responsibilities in healthcare a unique opportunity to exchange time with an EU member state for four weeks

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