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October 2017

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August 2017

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July 2017

We are pleased to launch our Annual Report for the 2016-17 financial year, which you can access via our newsletter. This report highlights the work we are doing in developing leaders across the system. In other news, senior BAME Leaders interested in the 'Ready Now' programme are invited to apply before the deadline on Monday 9th October. Furthermore, we are delighted to announce various sessions coming up in the following months across our Capital People, OD, and Systems programmes, including The Fit For Futures webinar taking place later this month.

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June 2017

This month Mark Cole reflects on the importance of Compassion as a Bridge to Engagement, Jo Simpson conducts a masterclass on 22nd June, the applications for the Nye Bevan Programme for Aspiring Directors close on Monday 26th June, the Digital Health Leaders Masterclass Series takes place on 22nd June, and the Capital People’s Journaling for Change programme kicks off in July.

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May 2017

The LLA is delighted to welcome new Chair Alwen Williams, Darzi 9 applications now closed, MBTI webinars now available, and book now for next month's Talent Masterclass, and apply for the LLA Associate Programme, and more!

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April 2017

Welcome to our April newsletter! With the start of our new nancial year when many of you may be having appraisal conversations, I wanted to talk about talent management in the NHS. Developing People, Improving Care, identi es talent management as a key area of focus to support the development of compassionate leadership throughout the NHS. But how?

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March 2017

Early on in the inspiring Leadership Summit and Awards that we ran on 28 February, the task of leadership was described in three elements: direction, alignment and commitment. The focus on the task was important, of course: it’s what we do as leaders that truly counts rather than what we think about the practice of leadership. A little later, in a workshop session, Keith Grint helped his audience with a simple algorithm around what constitutes a ‘wicked problem’: if you don’t know how to solve a problem and no one else knows how to solve it, then it’s probably wicked problem – which requires you to act as a leader by asking questions and using clumsy solutions. Wicked problems are rife in the health system – they cannot be solved, only made better or worse.

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February 2017

Is it February already? You may have noticed that we have a packed couple of months coming up, with our upcoming Leadership Summit and Recognition Awards the highlight of this busy time. We are fully booked for the Summit and are looking forward to celebrating with our Award winners on the afternoon of the 28th February. For the newsletter this month, I want to focus on inclusion.

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January 2017

This year, the London Leadership Academy is going to be talking a lot about culture. In upcoming our Leadership Summit, we are asking the question Can we change culture before it changes us? For us, this is the most important question to pose because leaders (and we are all leaders in some way) have got quite a task ahead for 2017 - and it is time to change the rhetoric into reality.

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December 2016

Our festive newsletter launches a new national leadership framework: 'Developing People - Improving Care'. You can also book onto our Patient Leadership Programme and the new OD Essentials Programme.

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