Useful Links

This page provides a wide range of links to NHS organisations which are relevant to leadership and development of the workforce. If you have suggestions of other web links to add or you find a broken link please contact [email protected]

Chair and non-executive director development – National resources designed to support leadership development and complement local and regional chair and non-executive director support

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development – The CIPD is the professional body for those involved in the management and development of people.

Chartered Management Institute – The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body that is dedicated to management and leadership.

The Culture and Leadership programme – The Culture and Leadership Programme, a modular programme provides opportunities for organisations to understand their own culture using evidence-based tools, develop tailored leadership strategies for developing compassionate, inclusive and collective leadership and deliver culture change.

Department of Health and Social Care Media Centre – For news and updates   

EMCC European Mentoring and Coaching Council – Promotes good practice, and the expectation of good practice, in mentoring and coaching across Europe.

Eastern Academic Health Science Network is one of 15 Academic Health Science Networks set up to spread innovation at pace and scale across the healthcare system – in order to achieve the ultimate goals of both improving health and generating economic growth.

Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management – to see and inspire excellence in medical leadership and drive continuous improvement in health and healthcare in the UK.

Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP) – are a regulator, and were set up to protect the public. To do this, they keep a Register of health and care professionals who meet their standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health. HCPC.

Health Careers – The information service for careers in the NHS in England

Health Tech Enterprise is the NHS Innovations Hub for the East of England and assists with the development and uptake of innovative medical technology products and services that improve the quality of healthcare delivery.

The Health Foundation is a charitable foundation working to improve the quality of healthcare across the UK and beyond.

Health Infomation Online – NICE evidence search website.

The Healthcare People Management Association is the professional voice of HR in healthcare. Their purpose is to maintain and develop the people management contribution to healthcare in the UK.

The Institute of Healthcare Management – supports managers whose excellence in management contributes to excellence in healthcare.

The Institute of Leadership and Management is a membership organisation for managers and leaders who are keen to develop their talents.

The Kings Fund – The Kings Fund is an independent charitable organisation working to improve health and care in England. This site has a wide range of reports, blogs, podcasts and briefings on all aspects of health and care.  

Learning for Life – Social Partnership Forum

NHS Confederation – The NHS Confederation is the independent membership body for the full range of organisations that make up the modern NHS.

NHS Employers – NHS Employers represents trusts in England on workforce issues and helps employers to ensure the NHS is a place where people want to work

NHS Employers Bulletins – providing up-to-date information and advice to support employers to improve the working lives of staff and provide high-quality care for patients. Bulletins include Workforce, Armed Forces, ED&I, Education and Training, OD, Recruitment and Retention and Reward.

NHS England – Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care professionals.

NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme – If you are interested in becoming a leader of the future in the NHS, find out more about our graduate management opportunities in HR, Finance and General Management.

NHS Healthcare Leadership Model  – describes the qualities expected of existing and aspiring leaders both now and in the future.

NHS Horizons – NHS Horizons supports leaders of change, teams, organisations and systems to think differently about large-scale change, improve collaboration, and accelerate change. 

NHS IMAS – offers NHS organisations that need chort or medium term support, the means to access the management expertise that exist throughout the NHS.

NHS IMPACT – NHS IMPACT (Improving Patient Care Together) is the new, single, shared NHS improvement approach.

NHS Jobs – The NHS’s online job search portal

NHS Leadership Academy – The national leadership academy.

NHS Employers Communications – Get all the latest NHS workforce news and developments delivered to your inbox.

NHS Networks – is a means of promoting and connecting the many networks which exist throughout the NHS – and encouraging the formation of new ones.

NExT Director scheme – supporting tomorrow’s non-executives – The NExT Director Scheme is a development programme created and designed to help find and support the next generation of talented people from groups who are currently under-represented on our NHS boards into these important non-executive roles.

One NHS Finance – One NHS Finance brings together three national programmes: Future-Focused Finance, the National Finance Academy, and the Finance Innovation Forum. Our main goal is to make sure that everyone working in NHS finance has access to the opportunities they need to develop their skills, excel in their roles, and accelerate their careers.

The Point of Care Foundation – The Point of Care foundation is an independent charity which has a range of programmes and resources dedicated to improving patient experience and quality of care.

Population Wellbeing Portaloffers free e-learning resources, training and education in population health, wellbeing and prevention.

Primary Care Careers – Making Primary Care a Career destination – Careers and job opportunities in Primary Care in East of England.

The School for Change Agents – The School for Change Agents by NHS Horizons is a free, online, self-paced course designed for health and care staff at any level to build the confidence and community to unleash their inner change agent!

Skills for Health – Skills for Health major in workforce and organisational development. They are the employers’ trusted provider of workforce solutions designed to improve healthcare, raise quality and improve productivity and financial performance.

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) – The Social Care Insitute for excellence is a leading values-driven improvement agency.

Staff College – Professional development and leadership support for those working in public sector and partner organisations, with a well-established reputation within Children’s Services and alliances within education, health and social care and adult’s services. 

Step into the NHS – At ‘Step Into the NHS’ students can find out what it’s really like working in the NHS, as anything from a clinical psychologist to an electrician, a midwife to an IT analyst. Step into the NHS shows students there are over 350 different careers in the NHS and a wide variety of entry routes; from careers that need no formal qualifications to those needing post-graduate study.