Exciting new offer:QI Foundation course Quality Improvement Methodologies launched in our region.

Free online course avaliable to all healthcare staff and patient/carer partners in Wessex:

Short duration just four Modules to complete:Practical tools will help you reach your improvement targets

This modular e-learning training is based on NHS Wales highly tested and successful "1000 Lives plus" Bronze level training. The course will introduce you the "Model for Improvement.

You can acess this Bronze Level QI Foundation Course here

Calling all senior women leaders: get a step up on your NHS leadership journey with a six month commercial internship

NHS Improvement are currently launching a fantastic new internship scheme. Are you a senior NHS women leader looking to progress into a Executive Director role and need to develop your leadership style and improve your effectiveness as a leader.

If the answer is yes, a 6 month fully paid tailored internship in a non NHS Industry could be yours.

Applications for this amazing opportunity close on November 13th so apply today.

Full details and how to apply can be found here



New Programme Launched: Compassionate Inclusive Leadership 

Apply now:Applications Close this Sunday October 21st

We are very pleased to offer fully funded places on our new Compassionate Inclusive Leadership Programme.  We have been working with a small design group from the Inclusion Network to develop a leadership programme that aims to help improve participant awareness, understanding, skills and behaviours so that they can bring a more compassionate inclusive approach into their leadership style. The programme is designed to support the work of people in an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion role or have a responsibility for leading on Equality Diversity and Inclusion.

If want to know more about the compassionate approach to inclusion the programme takes, please read the programme flyer here and the blog by Byron Lee here

Programme dates and location details: 21st Nov 2017, 22nd Nov 2017, 6th Dec 2017, 16th Jan and 6th Feb 2018.

All dates in Newbury area (venue TBC).

To be considered for a place on this programme please download the application form here.  Please hold all the dates in your diary until you have received confirmation of the outcome of your application. If you have any questions about this programme, please contact us on localevents.tvwla@hee.nhs.uk.

Enhance your Talent Management skills with the Talent Management Capacity Development Programme

Book your place today: Applications close Friday 24th November

Module 1 starts December 6th

Are you taking a leading role in developing Talent Management in your organisation?

If the answer is yes sign up today for our Talent Management Capacity Programme. The Programme has four modules and it will allow you to:

:Enhance your capability in managing talent effectively 

:Support your organisation to adopt a talent mind-set

:Enable you to effectively plan,engage, implement and evaluate talent mamagement processes within your organisation.

For more details and how to apply click here

Mary Seacole Programme for Community Pharmacy:Applications now open

The NHS National Leadership Academy, is working in collaboration with the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education and NHS England to offer the Mary Seacole Programme to Community Pharmacy professionals.

The programme will be taking place in 15 different locations around the country starting in October and continuing until March 2018.

All places on the programme will be fully-funded by the Pharmacy Intergration Fund.

For more details and how to apply click here


Now boarding: HOPE European Exchange programme: Applications close October 31st

Applications for both participant and hosting organisations for the NHS National Leadership Academy HOPE (Hospitals of Europe) European Exchange Programme 2018 close on October 31st.

This is an exciting opportunity designed for healthcare managers 

: Swap your organisation for another EU healthcare system for 4 weeks

: Programme will give you a unique insight into how healthcare colleagues in other organisations meet and overcome their challenges.

: After your exchange is over, meet up with all the participants at an international meeting to share best practice. 

The national Leadership Academy is keen to involve a greater number and variety of organisations in the programme in 2018.

For more details and how your organisation can apply to be part of this programme click here 


NHS Graduate Management Scheme: Class of 2018 now enrolling

Don't miss out: Apply by 11:00am December 1st to ensure your place

For full details, entry requirements and how to apply click here

About us

Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Team

Developing the NHS leaders of today and Tomorrow

We know successful leadership improves the performance of organisations. Nowhere is that more important than in the NHS where better performance actually saves lives. The NHS needs great leaders in all professions and at all levels.

Whether you are beginning your leadership journey or already leading substantial change, the programmes that we provide can equip you and your team for the challenges of today and tomorrow.

The NHS Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy is a Local Academy of the NHS Leadership Academy. We build on a well-established track record of proven success in leadership and organisational development activities.

This website only tells half the story of our development, passion and drive; come and create the other half with us to ensure that Leadership really does save lives