WE UNDERSTAND THE EVOLVING LEADERSHIP LANDSCAPE

The NHS North West Leadership Academy team horizon scan, systematically imagining the future and the leadership required in order to best plan a response to that future. It supports organisations to detect signals, identify trends and think more inventively about what the future might hold, enabling them to capitalise on opportunities and mitigate threats, planning leadership development interventions to support this.

WE USE OUR EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE TO DEVELOP FUTURE FOCUSED LEADERS ABLE TO REALISE THE AMBITIONS OF THE 5 YEAR FORWARD VIEW

The dynamic team of highly knowledgeable and experienced health, social care, educational, organisational and leadership development practitioners, commissioners and leaders that make up the NHS North West Leadership Academy team, pool their expertise to develop the most appropriate leadership development interventions – the whole being greater than the sum of the parts.

WE DEFINE THE LEADERSHIP REQUIRED TO DELIVER EFFECTIVE HEALTH AND CARE IN THE 21ST CENTURY IMPROVING POPULATION HEALTH

In defining the potential future and the leadership necessary, the NHS North West Leadership Academy articulates this and plans interventions to provoke new leadership thinking and supports member organisations to develop leaders across the system to meet new paradigms.

WE WORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OTHER SECTORS TO DEVELOP LEADERS TO TRANSFORM THE FUTURE OF HEALTH AND CARE

NHS North West Leadership Academy work in partnership with other development bodies across the North West. Although each organisation has its own focus, many of the key agendas overlap and in planning and working together to deliver key activity and outcomes, assets will be shared, avoiding duplication of effort and ensuring resources are utilised to maximum effect.

WE PROVIDE BESPOKE, EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS WHICH MAKE BEST USE OF PUBLIC MONIES FOR OUR MEMBERS

The NHS North West Leadership Academy work with Development Providers, on their members behalf, to co-design the necessary leadership development interventions translating the presenting context and utilising their expertise to ensure that the end product delivers the key outcomes necessary to support and develop North West leaders. Through strong negotiation we always ensure best value for money whilst maintaining high quality.

View our new System Leadership page and see both regional and national approaches to supporting the North West.

The nationally developed brochure describes a way of approaching ‘System Leadership’ and aims to be the starting point of a conversation between the NHS North West Leadership Academy and those charged with bringing the Five Year Forward View (FYFV) into reality via the system, locality, place-based transformation work already in train in the North West, and more recently with the implementation of the Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). The approach provides a framework and describes interventions to support the development of leadership capacity and capability for those working in the emerging landscape at multiple levels.

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Welcome

The NHS North West Leadership Academy is a members led NHS organisation that provides leadership development for the most senior leaders working in the NHS in the North West. Operating since 2007 we have worked with 4754 Senior Leaders and Executives over the 8 years and provided over 176,000 hours of development. By operating a members model we work closely with our members and stakeholders to co-design bespoke leadership development interventions that meet the needs of the system, their organisations, teams and individual leaders.

The NHS North West Leadership Academy works with members to develop leaders in the North West to be the best they can be, ensuring they create the environment and the culture to improve population health and wellbeing, enabling the delivery of caring, compassionate, safe, effective, high quality services for our patients and local populations. This successful model is evident in the high levels of engagement and membership across the North West region and in the continuing success of the NHS North West Leadership Academy 8 years later. Our future model includes working collaboratively across health and social care with regional partners across the wider public sector.

As a Local Delivery Partner (LDP) for the NHS Leadership Academy we are the local representative for organisations in the North West to liaise with around the national core programmes and offers.

About Us

The NHS North West Leadership Academy works with members to develop leaders in the North West to be the best they can be, ensuring they create the environment and the culture to improve population health and wellbeing, enabling the delivery of caring, compassionate, safe, effective, high quality services for our patients and local populations.

Development Opportunities

Here you can find a wide range of programmes and support that we offer which you are able to access to enhance and develop your leadership skills.

National Offers

As a Local Delivery Partner (LDP) for the NHS Leadership Academy, the NHS North West Leadership Academy is the local representative for organisations in the North West to liaise with around the national core programmes and offers.

Resources

Here you will find a selection of resources and tools that we believe will help and support you in your leadership development.

Latest news

1st December 2016

Developing People – Improving Care

A national framework for action on improvement and leadership development - click here to find out more or watch the video

3rd November 2016

Leader - STP Special Edition

Click here to view our special STP edition of Leader, which explores how we are supporting sustainability and transformation plans in the North West.

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Very Senior Leaders Forum

NWLA Aspirant Talent Programme - Pushing the Boundaries

NHS Outstanding Collaborative Leader of the Year

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