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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 – Sarah Bradder

Reflections – Sarah Bradder

18th April 2018

2nd year Radiotherapy student – Sheffield Hallam University From the very beginning of the residential welcome event it was clear that no one needed to be worried about not getting along with people or feeling excluded. Everyone wanted to talk to everyone. We couldn’t help ourselves. We all wanted to talk about our professions, share […]

Reflections – Ian Unitt

Reflections – Ian Unitt

13th April 2018

2nd Year Learning Disability Nursing Student – University of Wolverhampton In November 2017 I applied for a place on the Student Leadership Programme which is a partnership between the Council of Deans of Health and the Burdett Trust for Nursing aimed at developing and promoting leadership qualities in healthcare students. The programme runs over two […]

Reflections – Vikki Singleton

Reflections – Vikki Singleton

11th April 2018

2nd Year Children’s Nursing Student – University of Hertfordshire. Reflecting back on my first experiences of the Student Leadership Programme I cannot express how fantastic the two day event was.  On arrival at the hotel my nerves soon vanished after meeting some of my fellow students on the fabulous cohort four!  Everyone, including Nadia and […]