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About the Programme

About the Programme

The Student Leadership Programme offers innovative ways for developing leadership in future healthcare professionals. Targeted at 150 students of nursing, midwifery and allied health professional courses across the UK, the programme offers exposure to leadership training, networking and mentoring.

The #150Leaders

The #150Leaders

60 students participated in the programme in 2017 and a further 90 students have been recruited for 2018. Brought together they form our #150Leaders. The programme starts with a welcome event followed by a personalised mentorship scheme, online networking through social media and an online community of practice. The programme concludes with a final event in London.

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The Student Leadership Programme is a partnership between the Council of Deans of Health and the Burdett Trust for Nursing aimed at developing and promoting student leadership.

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Reflections – Vicky Reynolds

Reflections – Vicky Reynolds

31st May 2018

2nd Year Child Nursing Student – University of Worcester Even though we are only at the beginning of this programme I have already gained so much from the experience; so far I have attended the two day conference in Reading (March 5th /6th ), where we got to enjoy a variety of speakers and workshops […]

Reflections – Abigail Spragg

Reflections – Abigail Spragg

23rd May 2018

Abby, a mental health nursing student from Plymouth University, was on the Student Leadership Programme in 2017, and presented to students at the 2018 conference. I had the pleasure of being a successful applicant for cohort 2 of the Student Leadership Programme in 2017. The programme came at an interesting time for me; I was […]

Student leaders at Summit 2018

Student leaders at Summit 2018

18th May 2018

This month, 7 of our #150Leaders attended the Council of Deans of Health Summit 2018 at Crewe Hall. 3 students from our 2017 cohort along with 4 students from our 2018 cohort joined Council members at the Leadership themed two-day event. Student nurses Raluca Vagner and Hannah Smith and student physiotherapist Darragh McGee were invited […]