Another section of the website identifies what works to improve people's health. However, we need to know more than this if we want something to happen. We need skills to work with people and systems in order to bring about change. If we want this to be sustainable, then we need to inspire others and enable them to have the skills to do the job themselves.
Improving Global Health through Leadership Development
The Thames Valley and Wessex "Improving Global Health through Leadership Development" programme is designed to help individuals develop leadership skills through placements with partners in resource poor countries. The programme provides two days of induction for Fellows appointed, some financial support, ongoing support from a mentor. Fellows are required to put together an educational plan and they make a short presentation of their work on return. Funding now allows people from outside Thames Valley and Wessex to apply. Further information about recruitment rounds is available from the Improving Global Health through Leadership Development Website.
Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy
Anyone wanting to find out more about what is available locally to develop leadership skills more generally should contact the Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy.
Mary Seacole programme
Elizabeth Garret Anderson programme
Nye Bevan programme
Nursing and Midwifery Frontline Leadership Programme
There are many may be useful to those wanting to learn more might find the following NHS courses of interest
Edward Jenner Leadership Development
Principles of Project Management
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