News and Notices

Creating headspace and thinking time for busy colleagues - a quick and easy idea

Creating headspace and thinking time for busy colleagues - a quick and easy idea

Our Leadership Development Training Manager, Linda Kiernan is joined by Lisa Barrett, Head of Improvement, Innovation and Research to discuss and share the idea of ‘thinking pairs’.

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The right amount of conflict

This workshop will cover:

  • Understanding more about ourselves and what it is about conflict with others that we find so challenging and what blocks us attempting to do something about it
  • Learning about a full range of conflict responses available to us, dependant on situations we face. This will be based on the work of Thomas and Kilmann who identified 5 main conflict responses
  • Refreshing practical skills grounded in listening, empathy and questioning required for skilful conflict handling
  • Planning next steps/action regarding a current conflict

Wednesday 7th July (14:00 – 16:30)

If you would like to attend this session, please enrol via ESR or email

Mary Seacole Derbyshire – Applications now open!

Following the successful launch of our first 4 cohorts, the application window for Cohorts 5 and 6 is now open.

The Mary Seacole Programme is a successful, high quality NHS Leadership Academy leadership development programme which we are delighted to offer locally in Derbyshire. Successful completion of the programme will lead to an NHS Leadership Academy Award in Healthcare Leadership.

Applications for Cohort 5 and 6 will close on Tuesday 20 July 2021 – late applications will not be accepted.

Complete the application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and a supporting statement from your line manager and submit to: by the closing date

In your application, please can you confirm which Cohort you would like to be part of (please give your choices in order of preference, and state if you cannot attend a cohort)

Your application will be considered by a panel and you will be given feedback if your application is unsuccessful

If you have any queries about the application process please contact Julie Sales, Project Co-ordinator by email or Olivia Fleming