Course Outline:

Leadership Skills

Course Outline:

Leadership Skills

Course Title

Leadership Skills

Course Duration

Full Day Course

Introduction

  • Introduces key leadership theory and makes it relevant to primary care
  • Mixes brief presentations, facilitated discussion and small group work
  • Is relevant to your own situation
  • Increases participants insight
  • Leads to personal action planning for improvement

Course Description

Primary care is at the forefront of the NHS and facing major challenges. This demands leadership within practices and also in other roles – commissioning, provider organisations, educational roles etc.

There is a mass of leadership theory but what is relevant in this context?

We review evidence about leadership. We share models and experience from working with many clinicians and non clinicians across the NHS. We make this very practical to your working lives.

We give you plenty of opportunity to explore what this means for you and how you can develop your own leadership skills.

Following the day participants will have

  • Increased their understanding of the nature of leadership and management
  • Increased awareness of their personal style and strengths
  • Developed their key leadership skills including influencing skills
  • The knowledge and skills to run effective meetings
  • Greater skills to manage and lead change

The day is supported by a workbook including an action plan.

Course Title

Leadership Skills

Course Duration

Two Day Course

Introduction

Primary care is at the forefront of the NHS and facing major challenges. This demands leadership within practices and also in other roles – commissioning, provider organisations, educational roles etc.

There is a mass of leadership theory but what is relevant in this context?

We review evidence about leadership. We share models and experience from working with many clinicians and managers across the NHS. We make this very practical to your working lives and encourage you to share your own experiences.

Course Description

  • Increased understanding of the nature of leadership and management
  • Increased awareness of personal style and strengths
  • Enhancement of key leadership skills including influencing skills
  • Enhanced skills to maximise productivity such as improved time management and delegation
  • The knowledge and skills to run effective meetings
  • Greater skills to manage and lead change
  • Improved understanding of teams and enhanced skills in managing other people

The course is ideal for all who work in GP surgeries or organisations and either have (or aspire to) leadership roles including:

GPs & GP Registrars, Nurse Practitioners, Other extended role/clinical practitioners, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers, Senior non-clinical staff

Content and Timetable

Both days are run as follows:

09:00 Register

09:15-10:45 Session One

10:45-11:00 Tea/coffee

11:00-12:30 Session Two

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Session Three

15:00-15:15 Tea/coffee

15:15-16:30 Session Four

The first day consists of exercises and reflections which cover the key theory outlined in the aims above.

The content of the second day is influenced by the group and the precise needs that emerge on Day 1. The trainer will tailor the programme accordingly.

The courses are led by experienced GP’s with extensive clinical leadership and management experience.