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This week for Leaders...

Quality conversations a coaching approach for leaders. 
Would you like to learn more about a coaching style of leadership?  Then this master class is for you.
To find the course and book on ESR please search 842 Quality Conversations, a coaching approach to leadership


Supporting others in difficult times
You might be hearing some difficult stuff from your team members right now.  Please follow the link for a great guide on active listening when faced with a difficult situation.


Join in with the Leadership Academy ‘Tweetchats’ for Twitter fans
The leadership academy are running weekly ‘tweetchats’ on Wednesday evenings between 7-8pm.  Lots of opportunities for conversations, tips, and insight on leading through the pandemic from leaders across the NHS.  To join the conversation, search #ProjectM, click on latest, and you will see the chat coming through. Top tips are here, or are available on request from our team.


Midlands Leadership Academy
Lots on offer with dates between November and March available including: trauma informed leadership, leading inclusively with cultural sensitivity, negotiating and influencing, virtual leadership, leading remote teams, emotionally intelligent leadership etc.


Leadership circles
The National Leadership Academy is running a further round of Leadership Circles.  Circles are designed to give leaders a safe space to talk and be heard.  To register your interest please visit this link.


Bitesize and short webinars available for leaders

  • *NEW* Skills for Communicating & Meeting Virtually
  • *NEW* Managing and Prioritising Time
  • *NEW* Managing team relationships
  • *NEW* Dealing with new demands
  • Managing remote teams
  • Managing behaviours remotely
  • Responding in the recovery phase

These re now available to view on My DCHS.


Up and coming offers from NHS ELECT:
30 November, 10.00am – 11.30am Creating Psychological Safety in teams 
1 December, 2.00pm - 4.00pm Leading through change
7 December, 9.30am – 11.00am Nudge theory and persuasion
10 December, 2.00pm – 4pm Human dimensions of change
14 December, 9.30am – 11.00am  Resilient leaders in compassionate organisations

Further dates and sessions are available here.


They also have a variety of online learning programmes which can be completed at your own pace.  Topics include:

  • Online facilitation
  • Introduction to quality improvement
  • Measures for improvement
  • Mentoring
  • Experienced based design


Please click on the link ( you will need to sign in, but we are members so there is no cost for this) or email your interest to:


Don’t forget we can also support you with links to coaching, mentoring, 360 feedback. 
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