Health Education England

Organisations and Associations


This page provides a range of links to organisations and associations 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


Programme Providers

The following organisations are current providers for our leadership programmes and work with us in partnership to ensure that the programmes are responsive to individual and organisational needs.

Hay Group - Hay Group is a global management consulting firm that works with leaders to transform strategy into reality. They develop talent, organise people to be more effective and motivate them to perform at their best. Their focus is on making change happen and helping people and organisations realise their potential.

The King's Fund - The King's Fund has more than 30 years' experience of providing distinctive and challenging leadership, management and personal development training programmes. Our leadership training programmes and consultancy service help people working at all levels of the health service  from clinicians and nurses, to NHS chairs and chief executives to develop their leadership skills.


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.

Coaching and Mentoring Network - This is an independent site with information on the latest developments in coaching and mentoring.

Eastern Region Public Health Observatory - Improving access to population health data, methods and expertise

NHS Quality Improvement

NHS Employers

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

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 (IHM) 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.

Virtual Staff College was formally launched in July 1999. The Virtual Staff College acts as the professional development arm of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services.

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