Specialist insight pieces from some of the health sector’s leading experts, commissioners, researchers and workforce specialists. Browse through the topics to learn more about what our contributors think about skills transformation in the health sector.

Dean Royles’ series on the ‘Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership’

10th July 2019 Written by Dean Royles
Dean Royles, a Strategic Workforce Advisor with us here at Skills for Health and President of the HPMA, has a passion for inspiring leaders to…

What if... Underappreciated Qualities of Leadership - Curiosity

10th July 2019 Written by Dean Royles
What if…? Why don’t we try…? What would happen if…? How did we get…? Why did…? How about we try…? Outside of work, these are…


10th July 2019 Written by Dean Royles
“It is not in your top three, Dean”… The difficulty in asking for feedback is that sometimes, occasionally, people will be honest with you. It…

Truly Transformational Leadership Is About Incremental Change

10th July 2019 Written by Dean Royles
They say that patience is a virtue, but judging by today’s rapidly changing, on demand, instant gratification world, it is a virtue that is under-appreciated.…

Top FIVE tips to writing your Our Health Heroes awards nomination!

28th June 2019 Written by Tara Duffy
In celebration of the NHS’ birthday on July 5th we’re extending the Our Health Heroes Awards nominations deadline, to allow you a little more time…