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Participant Review of our Pilot Confident Conversations Workshop

Emma Cox, Graduate Trainnee at Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust, took part in our Pilot Confident Conversations Workshop on 12 December 2014. Read on to find out how she got on.


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KSS Pairing Scheme Partnership Triumph!

Three members of our 2013/14 KSS Pairing Scheme Programme have had their work published in the British Medical Journal following their project. Suzanne Daniel, Janki Patel and Debbie Benson from...

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Emma's Experience of the GMTS Orientation Period

In September, the 2014 intake of Graduate Management Trainees commenced on the NHS Graduate Management Scheme. This year we have six new trainees based in different organisations across the...

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Storytelling in Leadership- Blog for DoOD #blogtober

As part of the DoOD Blogtober campagin one of our Programme Managers, Nathaniel wrote a blog on Storytelling in Leadership. You can read...

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Tony Miles shares his experiences of the NHS Leadership Academy's Nye Bevan Programme

The NHS Leadership Academy's Nye Bevan Programme aims to support a culture of ever improving patient care across your organisation and the healthcare system as a whole. The Programme leads to an...

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Save the Date for our Leadership Model Engagement Event, 30 January 2015

Do you recognise yourself as a leader?  Whether you realise it or not, your leadership behaviours affect the culture and climate you, your colleagues and teams work in.  What you do and how our...

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The NHS Leadership Academy offer to run the Frontline Nursing and Midwifery Programme “In-house”

The Academy has listened to feedback from a number of organisations who have expressed an interest in hosting “in-house” cohorts of the Frontline Nursing & Midwifery Proggramme, so that we can...

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KSS Coaching and Mentoring Summit – A Success!

On Thursday 9th October the Coaching and Mentoring Summit; “Engage, Influence and Make a Difference,” took place at the Arora International Hotel with over 50 attendees.

Mentoring guru, Professor...

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Reflection on the NHS Leadership Academy Frontline Nursing and Midwifery Programme

Lena Abdu from First Community Care CIC reflects on her experience of the Frontline Nursing and Midwifery Programme.

I embarked on the NHS Frontline Nursing and Midwifery Programme with a sense...

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Find out how the launch of our Leadership Professionals Network went

Tuesday 30 September, saw the launch of the Leadership Professionals Network, a Kent, Surrey and Sussex -wide forum for members of the NHS Leadership Academy Programme to meet and share learning. ...

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NHS Leadership Academy Healthcare Leadership Model: 360°Facilitator Feedback Training

NHS Leadership Academy Healthcare Leadership Model: 360°Facilitator Feedback Training

Date: 22 October 2014
Time: 9:00-16:30
Venue: TBC (In the Crawley Area)

360 degree feedback is a powerful tool...

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The Mary Seacole Programme: What Our Participants Think

We currently have a staggering 214 KSS staff undertaking the Mary Seacole programme - this flagship programme has been created by internationally renowned business and academic experts: The Open University and Hay Group as a fully accredited programme leading to a Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership –boosting participant’s career prospects in the NHS. One of our own KSS Leadership Team started on the most recent cohort and has this to say about its...

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PRIDE in Leadership

Nathaniel and Beni

On Saturday 28th June PRIDE marched through the streets of London and our own Team KSS LC , Nathaniel and Beni, marched with them.

The day started off with rain and finished in rain, but it did...

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Piloting Exciting New Leadership Programmes

We are pleased to announce that we have recently commissioned two leadership development programmes to launch in summer/autumn 2014. The first programme is 'Building Resilience in Healthcare' and will be delivered with Robertson Cooper who have close links with NHS Employers in developing their health and wellbeing strategy. The second programme is  'Confident Conversations' and will be delivered with The TCM Group- a leading mediation consultancy.

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What’s it like for a NHS Graduate trainee in KSS?


Adrian is a General Management trainee who is 6 months into his time on the scheme- read his blog below and find out about his experiences.

Prior to the scheme I worked in Local Government...

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