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Welcome to the Leadership section. In this section you will find everything you need to begin on your leadership journey. The articles serve as an introductory resource to the different theories of leadership and how you can use them to improve your effectiveness as a leader.

Visit the Resource Section or Recommended Books below.


You may find the following websites useful in your leadership journey. While we have provided a comprehensive list, we recognise it is not always complete. If you have any recommendations please let us know by getting in touch.

FMLM is the UK home for medical leadership. Their website provides an overview of education resources and offers individual support for members irrespective of career stage.

The NHS Leadership Academy provides leadership development for people of all backgrounds and experiences across healthcare. View their free online programmes.

The NHS London Leadership Academy toolkit offers a comprehensive set of educational resources for managing yourself, managing others and leading teams of change.

This a directory of leadership and management resources which has been extensively developed and maintained by leaders and managers within the NHS.

HLA was formed to help young clinicians and medical students learn about leadership. They offer a yearly Scholars Programme to successful applicants.

The King's Fund is an independent charitable organisation working to improve health and care in England. They strive for the best possible health and care to be available to all.

HBR is a general management magazine and is a leading destination for the latest thinking in management and leadership. View their latest leadership articles here.

Businessballs is a free ethical learning and development resource for people and organizations. They provide articles and resources covering a broad spectrum of topics.

SkillsYouNeed is a free web-service which provides high quality education resources for skills needed to help improve people's lives. Visit their leadership section.

Mind Tools is a paid for online resource which aims to help you learn the essential management, leadership, and personal effectiveness skills for a successful career.

This is a national programme designed to engage everyone in improving NHS Finance. They aim to bring financial skills, knowledge and expertise to staff at all levels of the profession.

Recommended Books

You may find the following books useful in your leadership journey. We recommend using as it supports independent bookshops and increases author royalties.

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