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 […]

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

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

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 […]