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Congratulations to our #150Leaders Award Nominees

19th October 2018
Winners will be announced at our joint publication launch and awards ceremony on 6 December in London. Nominees Best Contribution to Social Media: This category celebrates the student who has made the best contribution to social media (including blogging). Alison Booker, dietitian, Leeds Beckett University Gino D’Andrea, nurse, University of Brighton Hannah Smith, nurse, University of […]

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

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

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 […]

Reflections on two years of the Student Leadership Programme

2nd August 2018
Abigail Spragg shares her experiences of the Student Leadership Programme having been selected in 2017, returning as a speaker in 2018 and celebrating with all #150Leaders last month in London: 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 […]

AHPs Into Action: future strategy

24th July 2018
This week, over 20 of the #150Leaders reunited in London to meet with Suzanne Rastrick, the Chief Allied Health Professions Officer (CAHPO) for NHS England and Beverley Harden, the AHP Lead at Health Education England. Students represented 10 different courses in total and contributed to discussions on future AHP strategy, interprofessional working and visibility and […]

#150Leaders consulted on future of healthcare leadership education

24th July 2018
Students were invited to a focus group led by Health Education England on the Maximising Leadership Project. Vicky, Jess and Jaspreet share their experiences. Pippa Chillman (Student Mental Health Nurse), Ella Smith (Student Occupational Therapist), Vicky Reynolds (Student Children’s Nurse), Janine Dobson (trainee Nurse Associate), Jess Rees (Student Adult Nurse) and Jaspreet Singh (Student Vicky […]

#150Leaders: London Takeover

19th July 2018
Wednesday 11 July saw all four cohorts of our #150Leaders together for the first time. With a busy itinerary of prestigious speakers and reuniting with colleagues and friends, there was excitement for the day ahead. The opening welcome from Dr Katerina Kolyva and Professor Nigel Harrison was a time to recognise the achievements of all […]

Reflections – AfPP leadership study day

9th July 2018
Blog from Carmen Neagu On Saturday 30 June 2018 I attended the ‘Perioperative Leadership; Developing Leaders, Improving Care’ study day, organised by the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP), held at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS trust. The day was opened by Dezita Taylor (@DezitaODP9), who is AfPP West Midlands Regional Lead, registered Operating Department Practitioner […]

Chief Allied Health Professions Officer’s (CAHPO) Conference 2018

25th June 2018
Julie Bolter (University of Plymouth, Dietetics) and Sarah Bradder (Sheffield Hallam University, Radiotherapy and Oncology) attended the CAHPO conference as eager and excited newbies as part of the @WeAHPs Twitter team and representing the #150leaders. It was going to be a jam-packed day full of networking, live-tweeting, periscoping, cake cutting, badges and stickers.   How […]