News and Insights

News and Insights

Supporting You To Support Yourself

There are many resources out there used to promote, support and improve health and wellbeing for individuals, your team and organisations. We’ve asked experts working in the field, what they’re listening to, watching and reading as helpful resources. Resources for Health and Wellbeing Amanda Super is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist who […]

Compassionate Coaching

Compassionate Coaching Our Compassionate Coaching Leadership Programme is aimed at those in senior leadership roles in primary care organisations and/or across their place and system. Our most recent cohorts have shared their experience of the compassionate coaching programme and the life changing impact it has had on them both personally […]

Behind the scenes on delivering the Mary Seacole Local Programme

Behind the scenes on delivering the Mary Seacole Local Programme Facilitators from Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust talk through the work that goes behind delivering the Mary Seacole Programme. Mary Seacole Local (MSL) is intended to ensure that those in their first leadership role, can access the programme […]

Introducing Inclusive Mentoring – what does it actually mean?

Introducing Inclusive Mentoring – what does it actually mean? Over the summer, the NHS North West Leadership Academy (NHS NWLA) piloted two Inclusive Mentoring sessions aimed at equipping both mentors and mentees with knowledge and understanding about an inclusive mentoring style. We caught up with facilitator, Rehana Begum (a NHS […]

It’s Champion being a Mentor and Coach | Guest blog

It’s Champion being a Mentor and Coach | Guest blog The NHS NWLA provides Coaching and Mentoring Schemes which ensure leaders at all levels have access to support and that those providing that support have access to their own development opportunities. Our network of Coaching and Mentor ‘Champions’ provide a […]

Mental Health in Coaching

Mental Health in Coaching Through our Coaching Hub, the NHS NWLA supports a cadre of coaches across the North West. Jean Ellis, Elective Care Programme Lead, Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Care Partnership tells us about her coaching development journey and her research on mental health in coaching, which Jean […]

Mentoring in the Virtual Space for OD Practitioners

Mentoring in the Virtual Space for OD Practitioners For a number of years, the NHS Leadership Academy and DoOD have worked collaboratively to offer a national opportunity for OD practitioners, and those working in change and transformation to access an experienced OD mentor on a virtual basis. With recruitment for […]

The habits of a successful mentor

The habits of a successful mentor In celebration of National Mentoring Day, accredited coach and mentor, David Eaton, CAMHS Service Manager at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, shares his top tips for the first meeting of a mentor and mentee. Becoming a mentor can be hugely rewarding, helping to advance your […]

Self-Compassion at Work: New Year, New Start!

Self-Compassion at Work: New Year, New Start! Guest blog by Amanda Super My name is Amanda Super and I am an occupational psychologist. I have been working in leadership and NHS staff development for many years. These days, I mainly specialise in coaching people to develop their self-compassion. I discovered […]