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Application period is now open for the healthcare leadership academy

Posted: 16.05.2018

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The Healthcare Leadership Academy is delighted to announce that the annual application period for our landmark scholars programme is now open. 

In this, our third year of running the course, we are proud to announce we are offering even more places to outstanding applicants across the medical, nursing and allied professions. This year the course is formally sponsored and supported by the Medical Defence Union. It is also an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM - www.institutelm.com) approved course, permitting those who complete it, eligibility to apply to become ILM fellows and gain post nominals.

The HLA is organising two cohorts of scholars starting in July 2018. There will be a cohort of approximately 17 scholars based in London and a further cohort of up to 20 scholars based in Newcastle. The programme will last twelve months with 9 mandatory contact days in each programme. The programme is FREE for successful candidates as it is fully funded by The MDU, Health Education England North East, The Norwegian Medical Association and Medics.Academy.

We are particularly pleased to encourage paramedics to apply for this programme through our partnership with the College of Paramedics due to the innovative work of the College.
Scholars will be expected to develop a project over the course of their year. Participants will also have opportunities to be introduced to key leaders and individuals that will help challenge their thinking and support them in the development of their projects.

How to apply
The following areas must be completed:

  • an essay, no longer than one side of A4, outlining how you meet the person specification and what you hope to get out of being a participant on the programme
  • a video log introducing yourself and describing your leadership experience (please see submission details below)
  • the submission confirmation form which can be found at this link. This must be completed and submitted after you have emailed your essay and transferred your video log via wetransfer.com

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 18th May 2018

Interviews will be undertaken in the week beginning Tuesday 28th May 2018

Please review the dates for the two programmes at the following link. https://thehealthcareleadership.academy/join-the-programme/

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