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RADAR Guest Blog: Pauline Garnett

Posted23 October 2017

Pauline Garnett is a Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Counsellor; Nursing & Midwifery Staff Governor at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a member of Yorkshire and the Humber Leadership Academy's BAME community, Radar. In her blog, Pauline shares with us her...

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What are the benefits of celebrating Black History Month through Social Media?

Posted23 October 2017

Yorkshire and the Humber Leadership Academy's Leadership Associate, Beverley Powell reflects on Black History Month following the #YHBHM2017 Tweetchat and in the run up to the Intersectionality Stakeholder event she leads on, taking...

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GMTS Guest Blog: Amy Richards

Posted16 October 2017

Amy is a first year NHS Graduate Management Trainee based in Yorkshire and the Humber. The guest blog below are her reflections on the Scheme's Welcome event, held in September 2017. 

I recently attended the 2017 Intake GMTS Welcome Event at The Queens Hotel in Leeds. I was...

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Resourceful and Resilient Change Makers guest blog: Mohammed Bilal

Posted5 October 2017

Mohammed Bilal is a participant of the Resource and Resilient Change Makers programme (RRCM), and also part of our RADAR inclusion community. In this blog, Mohammed shares with us his reflections from the programme’s second cohort. 

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'In Place' Leadership Innovation Fund available

Posted27 September 2017

The NHS Leadership Academy is proud to offer the ‘In Place Leadership Innovation Fund’ with the network of Local Leadership Academies (LLAs) to support local systems and organisations to develop innovative, inclusive and compassionate leadership and organisation/ system development to support...

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RADAR Guest Blog: Jag Singh

Posted22 September 2017

Jag Singh is a member of Yorkshire and the Humber Leadership Academy's inclusion community Radar, and has been actively involved in our leadership and development masterclasses. He is a Team Leader at the Strategy and Intelligence Directorate Care Quality Commission. In June 2017 Jag travelled...

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First ever chairman of NHS Leadership Academy announced

Posted20 October 2017

Health Education England (HEE) have today announced that Peter Homa CBE – currently  Chief executive of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - has been appointed as the first ever Chairman for the NHS Leadership Academy.

Peter brings with him a wealth of front line knowledge and...

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Major new report shines a light on how swimming can benefit learning

Posted17 October 2017

A new report published today reveals that swimming training can increase a young person’s ability to concentrate and learn at school and help to improve exam results.

The report ‘Are Adolescent Competitive Swimmers Cleverer? has been written by Professor Ian Cumming, Chief...

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Supportive statement for 'junior doctor' name change

Posted10 October 2017

Professor Wendy Reid, Director of Education and Quality and Medical Director, Health Education England said:

This is a very welcome debate as we are leading a work programme to improve the training, education and working life of doctors. Feeling valued and respected is key to...

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HEE apologies for IT error

Posted7 October 2017

Professor Sheona MacLeod, Postgraduate Dean and Chair of Health Education England’s Postgraduate Deans, HEE said:

I would like to apologise on behalf of HEE to those doctors in training who were understandably distressed by this IT error last night. We have found that 293...

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