News and Insights

News and Insights

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 […]

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 […]