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Leadership in action

The leadership in action series is offers practical advice for leaders in health and social care (including board members) to improve their leadership skills.

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  • Leading across the health and care system

    This paper offers those who are leading new systems of care some guidance on how to address the challenges they face. It draws on the Fund’s work on the development of new care mod...

  • Patients as partners

    Our guide explores practical ways to develop collaborative relationships among health and care professionals, patients, carers and community partners.

  • Talent management: Developing leadership not just leaders

    This paper encourages organisations to adopt a holistic talent management and succession planning strategy and guides NHS boards and leaders through the steps needed for this.

  • Staff engagement: six building blocks for harnessing the creativity and enthusiasm of NHS staff

    This paper encourages NHS boards and other leaders to focus on staff engagement and suggests six building blocks for ensuring a highly engaged workforce.

  • Exploring CQC’s well-led domain

    The CQC’s inspections focus on five key lines of enquiry as part of its ‘well-led’ domain. This paper sets out what boards can do in these five areas and draws on examples of good practi...

How we can help

Our approach to leadership development is based on our experience of working with health and care organisations and the evidence about what works from the NHS and elsewhere. It is focused on the improvement of care as its end goal.

If you would like to discuss a particular development challenge for your team, organisation or health system, please contact us on 020 7307 2662 or [email protected].