News and Notices

Coming up for leaders...

Aspiring to Be – applications now open
Applications are still open for the next cohort of our Aspiring to Be New Leaders Programme. All applicants will need agreement from their line manager and their line manager’s manager, confirming that they have the potential to lead others. To apply, please complete the application form and send it to along with your most recent appraisal.

NHS Elect webinars available
Human Factors25 May 2021, 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Learned optimism and empowering communication techniques16 Jun 2021, 9.30pm to 10.30pm
Introduction to flow, demand and capacity17 Jun 2021, 9.30am to 11.30pm
Lean Thinking Methodology18 Jun 2021, 9.30am to 11.30am
Compassionate Conversations30 Jun 2021, 2.00pm to 3.00pm


Management Masterclasses

*New* Compassionate Conversations. This session will cover how to build upon the compassion we see every day in the workplace and reflect on how we develop this into the deep connections that are at the heart of successful team working and collaboration.
Tuesday 8 June, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
This session can be booked via ESR or by emailing


Midlands Leadership Academy
The Midlands Leadership Academy have a series of e-learning modules for leaders now on their website. Its free for NHS colleagues to sign up to. Click here for more information. They have also produced a career development workbook for aspirant directors and a forthcoming series of workshops coming soon. 


Happy to help!
Don’t forget we can also support you with links to coaching, mentoring and 360 feedback. For more information, please visit our page on My DCHS Leading the DCHS way or contact the team at