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

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 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


Developing Future Leaders sessions announced and you are invited

Are you a Programme or Placement Manager?  Do you want to share best practice on leading graduates?

The NHS Leadership Academy would like to invite you to a Developing Future Leaders session.

This three hour Session will allow you to

  • Support our future leaders as they progress through the Graduate Management Training Scheme.

  • Share best practice knoweledge and expertise with your fellow Programme and Placement Managers.

  • Compliment the regional training provided by your local Leadership Academy.

:Help you understand the requirements of working with and leading individuals on the Graduate Scheme.

For all the details, dates, locations and how you can secure your place at one of the sessions click here

TVWLA Our Activity July-September 2017

Developing people:Fostering innovation:Enabling collaboration

We have had a very busy the last few months at TVWLA and we would like to share with all of you what we have been up to.

Click here to find out more about

Our new vision statement and strategic objectives.

  • How we are helping you deliver inclusive and compassionate leadership, whole system talent management and high impact leader developement.

  • How we are supporting leadership development activity in the regions STP's and supporting innovation through timely interventions throughout the Thames Valley and Wessex area.

Calling all Nurses working in General Practice

Free 2 Quality Improvement day workshop in Birmingham 22/23rd January 2018

"I gained a lot from attending the Quality Improvement Workshop. It has been the highlight of my training this year" GPN from Derby

  • Understand more about Quality improvement therory and test out key key tools and techniques.

  • Connect with likeminded colleagues.

  • Take time to reflect on experiences to date, and identify areas for improvement work in your practice.

  • Collect CPD points for revalidation.

For more details and how to find out how to secure your place on the workshop click here

Is GenerationQ for you?

Apply now for this fully funded leadership development and quality improvement programme

This fellowship is a fantastic opportunity for senior leaders working in and with the NHS (Including charity organisers and policy makers) to gain a postgraduate certificate in Leadership (Quality Improvement) from Ashbridge Executive Education with the option of completing an MSc.

Fellows are sponsored by an appropriate senior member of their organisation who will work with them throughout their fellowship.

GenerationQ is open for applications now and will close on January 10th 2018

for more details and how to apply click here

New year new leaders!

Start 2018 with a bang by helping to discover the future leaders of the NHS at this accelerated design event workshop

The Amba Hotel Marble Arch London January 16th 

Who are the future leaders of primary care? What input and support will they need to reach and maintain their potential? How can we help the system and leaders themselves invest sufficiently in leadership development in primary care?

You are invited to contribute to a fast paced one day workshop to co-produce answers to these crucial questions. The outputs will shape national policy and support for primary care leadership development, and catalyse a movement to raise the profile of leadership development as a high priority for the long term. 

Don't delay registration for the workshop closes on Monday 11th January

For all the details and how to apply click here


Start 2018 in a QI way at a Quality Improvement workshop

Thursday 1st February 2018 

Workshop with Sign up for Safety Campaign Director Showcase and share your QI success stories at this interactive workshop

The Wessex School of Quality Improvement (QI) holds regular evening events to support Quality Improvement initiatives in the HEE Wessex area.

The evening will include external speakers, some workshop style learning and the chance to shout about and share your QI success stories during the "Showcase slots" element of the evening.

The workshop will be led by Suzette Woodward the national Campaign Director of Sign up for Safety, Suzette will share with you their latest findings and thinking on patient safety and how you can ensure a safer work environment for all.

For more details and how you can register for this evening click here

About us

The Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy

More than 200,000 people work to provide free national health and care in the Thames Valley and Wessex region. They face constant change, cutbacks and complexity, and together they must transform the NHS, making the Five Year Forward View a reality in every community. Our Academy exists to empower these people, by developing compassionate, inclusive leaders at every point in the system, and a culture of great evidence based leadership.

We equip current leaders to more effective today, we grow the next generation to lead, and we promote leadership mindsets, helping people apply their skills in working together, innovating and making change happen.

We do this by:

-Driving organisational development.

-Growing and managing inclusive talent throughout the system.

-Delivering a wealth of structured learning.

-Bringing people from different parts of the system together through our networks.

-Providing coaching, mentoring and learning on the job.

-Enabling conversations that lead to change.

Our membership mirrors the system, enabling us to meet complex demands by co-creating the exact intervention each group needs. We are proud to be collaborative and people focused.

We work with:

-Local Workforce Action Boards.

-Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships and Accountable Care Systems.

-Regional and national partners.

-Employing organisations in health and care.

-Excellent leadership and organisational development providers.

Through this web of partners we develop connections and relationships that cross conventional boundaries. By shinning a light on system leadership we provide best value and better health and care outcomes for all in in Thames Valley and Wessex.