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A wide range of articles, resources, and tools are available to support your continuing leadership development. These resources are a collection of relevant leadership materials that can be downloaded to enhance your knowledge base. If you have an article or resource that you feel would be valuable to share, please email



The masterclass 'Breaking through boundaries: Culture, team working and leadership challenges with Professor Michael West, Head of Thought Leadership, The King's Fund 

The masterclass 'Leading health and care integration: a whole systems approach' run by Elaine Mead, Chief Executive of NHS Highland.

The masterclass 'Understanding System Transformation' run by Debbie Sorkin, National Director of Systems Leadership at The Leadership Centre.

The webinar 'Unconscious process, systems psychodynamics and the practice of system leadership' by Anne Benson, RMN RGN BEd (Hons) MA, Principal Consultant / Researcher at The Tavistock Institute.

The webinar 'Myths and mechanisms for diffusion of innovation' by David Albury, Director at Innovation Unit.

The webinar 'Enabling system Leadership: Critical success factors' by Debbie Sorkin, National Director of Systems Leadership at The Leadership Centre and Paul Tarplett, Skilful Conversations.

The webinar 'Using data and measurement for improvement' by Martin Land, Leadership Associate for The King's Fund.

The masterclass 'Effective Networking' by Kate Atkin, Motivational Speaker.

The masterclass 'Making an Impact' by Kate Atkin, Motivational Speaker.

The masterclass 'Leadership Perspectives' by Kate Atkin, Motivational Speaker


Reports and Research Papers

Public Value Leadership: Exploring the implications

Recent Trends in Leadership

Delivering Diversity: Race and Ethnicity in the management pipeline

The Evolution of 70:20:10


Toolkits and Frameworks

Healthcare Leadership Model

Developing People-Improving Care: Summary

Developing People-Improving Care



Ins and Outs of Successful Leadership

Leadership in Tough Times

Nurse Leadership

The challenges of leadership in the NHS

Rush to the top

Leadership Transitions: Maximising HR contribution

Why should anyone be led by you?

Happiness: A Primary Resource of Effective Leadership

Leading in the moment

Develop and maintain a competitive career

Leading at a higher level

A healthier business model: Excellence in Leaders

Courage in the face of extraordinary talent

Inspiring Leaders: Leadership for Quality

The Ins and Outs of Successful Leadership

Maximising Talent for Business Performance

Stretch to the board

Effective leadership development interventions

How centered leaders achieve results

The future of leadership and management in the NHS

Leadership for engagement and improvement

A leader for all seasons

Centered Leadership: How talented women thrive

Towards a new model of leadership

Doctor Who: The barriers and enablers of developing medical leadership

Transforming or Transacting

Leading Change

Preparing your workforce for change

Leadership strategies for making change stick

Responding to change with agility

Leadership Perspectives

Recent trends in leadership

Successful Leaders: They may not be who you think

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