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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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My #150Leaders Experience

My #150Leaders Experience

19th September 2018

Julie Bolter, a #150Leaders student on the 2018 programme and student dietitian at the University of Plymouth, shares her experiences and reflects on her learning. The Student Leadership Programme (SLP) aims to promote and develop necessary leadership skills in students who might one day be in significant leadership roles within the NHS. The knowledge and […]

Student Leadership Programme Awards

Student Leadership Programme Awards

23rd August 2018

The Student Leadership Programme will be holding the first ever #150Leaders awards afternoon. There will be 8 categories open exclusively to students who have participated in the programme in any cohort. Finalists will be invited to join a joint awards afternoon and publication launch on Thursday 6 December 2018. How it works Any #150Leaders student […]

Storytelling as a vehicle for leadership – a reflection

Storytelling as a vehicle for leadership – a reflection

9th August 2018

One of the most striking characteristics of the #150Leaders group is its diversity. Whilst many of us may be engaged in studying similar academic courses, share career goals and hold common views on our approaches to healthcare, each of us carries our own highly individualised and unique story. It is these stories and unique pathways […]