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The Future of Leadership in Healthcare course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
20 minutes
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e-Learning for Healthcare
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This session considers the potential changes in society and healthcare, and explores what these would mean for clinical leadership and the leadership skills which might be needed.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Recognise the likely changes in the society and healthcare of the future
  • Identify how the Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework prepares leaders for leadership
  • Explore the balance between technological advances and the expectations of people and society
  • Demonstrate your contribution to leadership by identifying how you will help the service to change in response to advances and expectations

This session looks ahead to what healthcare of the future might be like, and in particular what that would mean for clinical leadership and developing your skills.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete these sessions in the Introductory Module:

  • Introduction to Leadership and LeAD
  • Introduction to Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework
Instructors / Speakers
Penny Lewis,
Leadership development facilitator and coach

Penny has a varied background combining a clinical profession with higher education, research, and service general management. Recently she has been working with the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges on the Enhancing Engagement in Medical Leadership project, including contributing to establishing the Medical Leadership Competency Framework, and specifically taking a lead for post graduate training. Penny is the Clinical Lead for the e-learning programme LeAD, both for medical leadership (through the AoMRC) and for clinical leadership (through the NHS Leadership Academy, and previously the National Leadership Council).

Posts in the NHS have included: Policy Lead in a Strategic Health Authority for leadership and diversity; Service General Manager for quality and education in an NHS Trust; and research supervisor and module leader for the multi-disciplinary MSc in Healthcare at the University of Exeter. Penny was Associate Lecturer in the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry Graduate School, specifically teaching on M.Ed. in Clinical Education, and Professional Skills for specialist registrars. Now working on a freelance basis, Penny has been offering training, facilitation and coaching to the public sector, especially senior staff and teams in healthcare.

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The Future of Leadership in Healthcare course for GPs
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