The Edward Jenner programme

The Edward Jenner programme


The Edward Jenner programme will support you as you develop essential leadership skills; open to all, this programme leads to an NHS Leadership Academy award in Leadership Foundations.

If you want to feel more able to deal with the daily challenges of working in healthcare, better equipped to care for patients, lead services and provide leadership for those around you – supporting them to do their job better – the Edward Jenner programme is for you.

The programme has been designed with health and care staff, for everyone working in a health and care context. Highly practical and patient-focused, it’s a great way to understand the purpose, challenges and culture of the NHS.

It’s flexible and enlightening, helping you get a fresh perspective on the impact you have on the patient experience – either directly or indirectly.

It’s also a valuable refresher at any level, as well as an important first step towards further leadership development.

The programme has been designed to offer flexibility; Launch takes up to five hours and Foundations is designed to be studied over six weeks.

  • Launch and Foundations modules are free to access and based online
  • The Edward Jenner programme leads to an NHS Leadership Academy Award in Leadership Foundations.

Alert: Edward Jenner 2.1 Retirement

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