Sir Ron Kerr’s “Empowering NHS Leaders to Lead” review has highlighted the importance of leadership within the NHS.

The “Empowering NHS Leaders to Lead” review seeks to align the expectations that NHS leaders face; align performance expectations at the organisational and system level and reduce the administrative burden.

By utilising your leadership skills you will be able to implement the recommendations and improve the performance of your organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand Sir Ron Kerr’s “Empowering NHS Leaders to Lead” recommendations
  • What do the recommendations mean for you?
  • Learn how to best implement “Empowering NHS Leaders to Lead
  • Utilise your leadership skills to improve the NHS
  • Develop a more positive and supportive culture within your organisation
  • Address leadership issues within your organisation
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09:15 - 09:45


09:45 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Understanding “Empowering NHS Leaders to Lead” Report

  • Ascertain what the recommendations mean for your organisation
  • Learn how to align systems to ensure full implementation of the recommendations
  • Examine your strengths and weaknesses as a leader
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00

Effective Alignment of Expectations

  • Ensure you are clear of what is expected of you as a leader
  • Create clear and achievable goals
  • Ensure leadership works across local systems
  • Establish clear milestones when it comes to leadership
  • Develop a support network amongst other health and social care settings
12:00 - 13:00

Creating a More Positive Culture

  • Identify and overcome negative behaviours and influences within your organisation
  • Learn how to engage staff to boost moral
  • Create a results-orientated workforce
  • Gain the confidence to take on leadership issues within your organisation
  • Utilise your leadership skills to overcome obstacles to change in a practical way
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:45

Managing the Administrative Burden

  • Streamline processes that will create efficiencies
  • Remove duplicated processes
  • Identify and overcome bureaucratic obstacles to leadership
  • Learn how to manage the requests for information
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Utilise Leadership Skills to Create More Successful Organisations

  • Gain the skills to implement the “Empowering NHS Leaders to lead”
  • Create networks and support groups to help you be a better leader
  • Develop the next generation of NHS leaders
  • Learn how to communicate and engage compellingly to build commitment
  • Analyse different ways to communicate and engage
  • Take back an action plan to lead your organisation to a better place
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation & Close