Leadership opportunities

NHS Leadership Academy

The NHS Leadership Academy offers a range of resources and programmes to support individuals, organisations and local academies to develop leaders, celebrating and sharing where outstanding leadership makes a real difference.

The Academy’s philosophy is that great leadership development improves leadership behaviours and skills. Better leadership leads to better patient care, experience and outcomes. Its purpose is to work with its partners to deliver excellent leadership across the NHS to have a direct impact on patient care.


There is a wide range of programmes for you to consider if you:

  • are interested in leadership or further developing your management skills
  • want to challenge the status quo and find better ways of doing things
  • want to improve patient care

The programmes available include:

The NHS Leadership Academy also runs: