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Clinical Leaders Programme

Clinical Leaders Programme

 

Are you a senior clinician working to improve service in a complex environment across organisational boundaries?

The programme has been designed around the NHS Healthcare Leadership Model and focuses on developing the participant’s personal leadership effectiveness behaviours, skills and abilities to develop themselves and to work effectively with others at both a strategic and local level.

 

Participants will be required to identify and undertake a cross boundary improvement project and will receive support to develop the technical and organisational skills for service improvement and manage change process.

Reporting on this project will be expected regardless of which academic option is selected.

 

Target audience

 

The programme is aimed specifically at senior clinicians from the North East and Cumbria e.g. CCG clinical leads, clinical directors and GPs working as part of a federation, Senior nurses, allied health professionals and professional scientific and technical staff who are involved in cross-sector, cross-organisational work.

 

Features and benefits to participants

  • Two day introductory residential including strategic and system leadership, personal effectiveness, emotional intelligence a MBTI Personality Workshop.
  • A series of study days on a range of topics led by expert speakers.
  • NHS Healthcare Leadership Model 360 assessment and feedback resulting in the production of a personal leadership plan.
  • Two one to one coaching sessions to discuss progress and barriers to development.
  • Action learning sets with have a focus on the development of strategic transformational change skills and leading service improvement projects within the NHS.

Academic Options

 

The programme also offers the option of academic accreditation and successful completion of the programme leads to a Post Graduate Certificate (PgC) in Clinical Leadership with Teesside University.

 

Participants, who successfully complete the PgC Clinical Leadership, would then be in a position to apply for the MSc Transformational Leadership in Health and Social Care with advanced standing against 60 credits resulting in a further two years of study instead of three.

 

How to Apply

 

Applications are now closed.

 

Teesside University and NHS Leadership Academy North East

PgC Leadership in Health and Social Care Course Timetable

Morning sessions: 9.30am – 12noon

Afternoon sessions: 1pm – 4.30pm

Date

Venue

Format

Session

Content

Staff

Monday 13th May 2019

Headlam

Hall

Residential     

 

Morning

Introduction to the course

University induction

Mandi Sherlock-Storey

Siobhan Taylor

Self and team development activities/ exercises

Jeanette Sumner-Hutchinson (TBC)

Maddie Hooton

Afternoon

Self and team development activities/ exercises

Sign up for 360 Healthcare leadership model and complete questionnaire HCLM

Complete MBTI Step 1

Tuesday 14th May 2019

Headlam Hall

Residential

 

Morning

Workshop- build on experiences from day 1

Introduce personal effectiveness

Personal leadership challenges

Maddie Hooton

Carole Schubert

Afternoon

Emotional Intelligence

Leadership approaches

Leadership presence 

During June 2019

N/A

Online/Directed Study

 

 

N/A

Advanced Personal Effectiveness on-line activities:

  • Leadership role
  • Leadership context

Complete 360 Healthcare Leadership reports

N/A

1:1 facilitated session

Feedback from 3600 Health Care Leadership Model

Course team facilitators

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Darlington

Room TBC

Study day

Morning

Clinical Leadership- the strategic context

External speaker with expertise and experience of a clinical leadership and improvement at a national level

 

Clinical Leadership- the local context

Two key speakers who will outline their leadership experiences/journey, illustrated by local case studies of transformational improvement. Speakers will include Service User/Carers and Students from the previous Clinical Leadership course

External Speakers, students, service users (TBC)

Afternoon

Monday 22nd July 2019

Darlington

Room TBC

Study day

Morning

Identifying a work-based service improvement project and meet with service users/carers to get feedback on improvement ideas.

Tools, techniques and metrics for quality improvement

Siobhan Taylor

Maddie Hooton

3 x service users

Afternoon

Strategic and Systems leadership & Leading transformational change

Introduction to action learning

Mel Newton

 

Maddie Hooton

Thursday 1 August 2019

Darlington

Room TBC

Study day

Morning

Developing an improvement culture

Innovation and Creativity

Influencing

Carole Schubert

Afternoon

Action Learning Set 1- Working with others

Influencing and networking across organisational boundaries

Maddie Hooton

Karen Johnson

Mel Newton

During August 2019

N/A

Online/Directed Study

N/A

Advanced Personal Effectiveness on-line activities:

  • Develop Action plans for leadership effectiveness

 

Leading Service Improvement on-line activities:

  • Undertake an environmental analysis in preparation for Formative assignment

N/A

Wednesday 4th September 2019

Darlington

Room TBC

Study day

Morning

Coaching: Approaches, models and frameworks

Challenging others/managing conflict

 

 

Carole Schubert

Afternoon

Action Learning Set 2- Leading a work-based service improvement project

Refining the project idea

Maddie Hooton

Karen Johnson

Mel Newton

During September 2019

N/A

Online/ Directed Study

 

 

N/A

Leading Service Improvement online activities:

  • Preparing a SMART aim statement for service improvement project

 

 

 

N/A

Coaching

Revisit personal action plan and discuss progress/challenges

Course team coaches

Thursday 3rd  October

Darlington

Room TBC

Study day

Morning

Motivation, resilience and mindfulness

 

 

Mandi Sherlock-Storey (TBC)

Mel Newton

Afternoon

Action learning Set 3- Leading a work-based service improvement project:

Planning the project

Maddie Hooton

Karen Johnson

Mel Newton

During October 2019

N/A

Online/Directed Study

N/A

Leading Service Improvement online activities:

  • Stakeholder mapping, analysis and engagement

N/A

Thursday 7th November 2019

Darlington

Room TBC

Study day

Morning

Ethical leadership

System working or working across boundaries

Mel Newton

Afternoon

Action learning Set 4- Leading a work-based service improvement project:

Implementation of the project

Maddie Hooton

Karen Johnson

Mel Newton

Monday 18th November 2019

Darlington

Room TBC

Study day

Morning

Leadership talent stream

Preparation of presentation

Ptol Neoptolomos (TBC)

Maddie Hooton

Afternoon

Action learning Set 5- Leading a work-based service improvement project:

Project evaluation

Maddie Hooton

Karen Johnson

Mel Newton

During December 2019

N/A

Online/Directed Study

N/A

Advanced Personal Effectiveness on-line activities:

  • Develop personal action plan

N/A

Coaching

Revisit personal action plan and discuss progress/challenges in relation to work-based improvement project

Course team coaches

Support

On-line and telephone support available from the course team

Course team

Monday 6th April 2020

Darlington

Room TBC

Morning

Celebration Event with invited guests

Keynote speaker (national leadership/improvement)

Students presentations and posters (work-based improvement projects and leadership development)

Service User presentations/posters

NELA and Whole course team including service users