Primary Care Leadership Development Programme

This development programme will support 24 people on each programme from diverse roles across the health system to enhance their personal effectiveness and their capacity to make a difference. The future health system requires people in all different roles to step forwards as leaders. This involves developing the necessary behaviours and developing the ability and practical skills to work collaboratively and compassionately with others.

Who is the programme for?

Leadership can come from anywhere, not just from the ‘top’. The programme is for anybody wanting to develop their leadership in primary care settings – including:

  • Clinical Directors
  • GP’s
  • Practice Managers, and their deputies/assistants
  • Strategic and Business Managers
  • PCN managers
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Care Coordinators
  • Practice Nurses and Social Prescribing Link Workers


Tuesday 19th OctoberUnderstanding yourself and your impact This session will help you to understand yourself and your impact on others. These insights will help people to make best use of themselves and understand the skills they need to develop in their role as leaders of change in primary care.
Tuesday 9th NovemberThe changing context of care This session will focus on gaining a deeper understanding of the current wider context of care, your local context and what that means for you, your service and the health system.
Tuesday 23rd NovemberUnderstanding the changes that need to be made This session will focus on understanding the possibilities that come from the changing context, including workforce integration, new ways of working, new models of care, delivery at scale and the potential of working digitally.
Tuesday 14th DecemberSkills for change The session will provide you with an opportunity to build and develop the skills that you most need to support you as a leader of change, your continuous development as a leader and to build your career.
Tuesday 11th JanuaryCollaborative leadership, engaging others, working in teams and partnerships We will focus on supporting you to work at small scale in teams and at a larger scale to understand models of partnership working across services and organisations.

(There is a choice of a morning or afternoon programme on the above dates)

How to apply

To find out more and apply for a place on the programme, follow  Applications close 22nd September 17:00

If you have any questions please before applying contact [email protected].