South West Leadership Academy

Non-urgent advice: Welcome to the South West Leadership Academy Website

Christina Quinn

Here, you will find a large range of development programmes, master classes, workshops, resources and tools all available to you as a health and care leader (or aspiring leader) within the South West.

With a long, proud tradition of providing unique and bespoke leadership development opportunities and a strong leadership community across the South West, our team are privileged to empower you to secure better health, care and wellbeing outcomes through leadership.

Christina Quinn, (pronouns she/her)

Head of Leadership and Life-Long Learning – South West

Non-urgent advice: NEW – System & Relational Leadership – Leadership Learning Zone Modules

The South West Leadership Learning Academy has developed ten Systems and Relational leadership modules in partnership with Tricordant.  The resources are for leaders in health and care looking to learn more about leading and working collaboratively across organisational, professional and sector boundaries to improve healthcare and wellbeing for their population. 

The modules can be dipped into as and when it’s convenient or relevant and are open to colleagues from the NHS, primary care, local authority, voluntary and independent sectors. 

You can access the modules for free by registering for the NHS South West Leadership Learning Academy Leadership Learning Zone (LLZ)  


Non-urgent advice: Focus – Capturing the South West Leadership Journey 2021-22

Focus – Capturing the South West Leadership Journey 2021-22

See here for information about the NHS Leadership Academy South West’s journey over the last year. 

This booklet includes reflections from our Chair, Ann James, testimonials from participants, an overview of our work and a look ahead to our priorities for the coming year from Christina Quinn, Head of Leadership and Lifelong Learning.

Click here to read our Focus – Capturing the South West Leadership Journey (2021-22)

Non-urgent advice: We are the NHS: People Plan

We are the NHS: People Plan 2020/21 – action for us all, along with Our People Promise, sets out what our NHS people can expect from their leaders and from each other.  It builds on the creativity and drive shown by our NHS people in their response, to date, to the COVID-19 pandemic and the interim NHS People Plan. It focuses on how we must all continue to look after each other and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, as well as take action to grow our workforce, train our people, and work together differently to deliver patient care.

Read more about the People Plan