News and Insights

News and Insights

Navigating Transformational Leadership

In the dynamic landscape of leadership, the term ‘transformational leader’ is one which is often used but not always fully understood. Yet it is a type of leadership which can bring great benefit to the world of the NHS; a world which is becoming more complex, with increasing demands and […]

Year in review: 2023 highlights

2023 has been a year of transformation and leadership innovation. As we head into the New Year, we’re looking back at just a few of our highlights from the past 12 months. This year we have welcomed more than 2,000 leaders from across the North West to support their leadership […]

Collaborative Masterclass: Leveraging Opportunities Within Integrated Care Systems

On 1 July 2022, Integrated Care Systems were formally established on a statutory basis. Integrated care systems (ICSs) are partnerships of organisations that come together to plan and deliver joined up health and care services, and to improve the lives of people who live and work in their area (NHS […]

Collaborative Masterclass: Anxiety in the workplace

Helping leaders to recognise and manage their own anxieties and support others. On Wednesday 18th October the North West Collaborative Masterclass Programme hosted Josh Fletcher, a Manchester-based psychotherapist, to discuss anxiety.  This event proved extremely successful with over 100 participants in attendance to learn about and discuss anxiety. At the […]

Edward Jenner – Leadership Foundations: My learning and impact 

Rachael Kettle is a Leadership Development Officer and has recently completed the Edward Jenner programme. Here, Rachael reflects on the skills, tools and confidence she has gained from completing Edward Jenner, and how she will apply her learning in her work. I am a Leadership Development officer, supporting the planning, […]

Lead Positive Programme Launch

A conscious leadership programme for aspirant leaders On Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th July, we welcomed 100 aspirant leaders from Black, Asian or other ethnic minority groups from across Greater Manchester Trusts to the first module of the Lead Positive Programme. Working in partnership with the Greater Manchester Integrated Care […]

Festival of Leadership 2023  

Connect, Celebrate, Be Inspired  We are pleased to announce that our Festival of Leadership is returning for 2023!   The festival of leadership is our annual in-person event bringing our members together for a day of celebrating, connecting and inspiring leadership. The festival offers a space for leaders to connect, share […]

Coaching Essentials – Network Learning Event

We are delighted to welcome the return of our coaching and mentoring network learning events! On Thursday 29th June, we came together for our first Network Learning Event (NLE) of 2023/24 in Cheshire and Merseyside at Haydock Park Racecourse.  The event welcomed over 50 coaches and mentors, along with coaches, […]

Collaborative Masterclass: Inclusion in the workplace

Neurodiversity is a term used to describe conditions such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia and many others. It reframes these conditions as natural variations in the way that people think and process information. Research suggests that between 15 – 20% of people may be neurodivergent (Doyle, 2020). The latest […]