04th September 2014

Image: Sharing skills news.The National Skills Academy for Health has launched a new programme of workshops and accredited courses to help healthcare employers across the UK improve the capability, efficiency and capacity of their workforce.

Led by health and social care management and leadership experts, theses sector-leading training programmes and workshops provide participants with practical tools to enable them to make positive, lasting changes in their day-to-day work.

From learning how to resolve conflicts to mentoring people, our training programmes all share the same ambition: to tackle today’s biggest healthcare workforce issues, whilst enhancing the quality, support and consistency of patient care nationwide.

The one-day workshops include:

  • Developing a value-based culture in healthcare
  • Patients as leaders
  • Getting the best from your people
  • Enhancing dementia awareness in your organisation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Coaching skills to improve patient outcomes
  • Mentoring people in a healthcare setting
  • Challenging the silo mentality
  • Working with others to develop and deliver integrated care strategies

The Skills for Health Leadership & Management Programmes are also offered via the National Skills Academy for Health and are accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM):

  • Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading (2-days)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management (3-days)
  • Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management (4-days)
  • Level 5 Certificate and Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring (4-days)

Download the Training Programme for detailed information about these one-day workshops and accredited programmes

Bespoke training and support

Have something else in mind? If the programmes listed above don’t quite meet your needs, we can develop bespoke training designed around your organisation’s specific requirements.

The NSA Health can support you in a number of ways:

  • Learning needs analysis - We can identify learning needs in a range of organisational areas, prioritising key activities to improve performance and patient outcomes.
  • Solution design - Working backwards from identified outcomes, we can develop practical learning activities that will help participants in your organisation achieve these outcomes
  • Delivery and evaluation - We have a team of skilled and experienced facilitators who will work with you to see that your organisation’s training day meets the specific needs of your audience. We can also evaluate programmes and workshops, helping you to measure their effectiveness and plan future activity
  • Services to suit you - We can carry out all of these services on your behalf – or we can work with you to arrange as much or as little as you need

To find out more about how the National Skills Academy for Health can help your organisation make a lasting and positive difference please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. telling us what you are looking to achieve. Alternatively you can call a member of the team on 0207 391 7173 to discuss your requirements in further detail.