Leadership A focus for us is on supporting those in leadership roles to lead and deliver better health and health care

We offer fellowships and other opportunities for leaders in health and health care practice, research, policy and the charity sector.

Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.

NHS Confederation annual conference and exhibition 2019

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17 June 2019

The Health Foundation will be exhibiting at NHS Confederation’s annual conference and exhibition on 19-20 June 2019.

Health Foundation joins European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

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5 June 2019

We join international partnership that supports evidence-based policymaking, focusing on the design of health systems and health policy at national and international level.

What do 'outstanding' trusts tell us about how to improve care?

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7 May 2019

Achieving a step-change in the quality of care across the NHS is ultimately going to require an organisation-wide approach to improvement, writes Bryan Jones.

The improvement journey

Learning report
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May 2019

A learning report explaining why improvement in health care matters, and how to get started in your organisation.

The Health Foundation selects 18 senior health leaders to join its GenerationQ leadership programme

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24 April 2019

The GenerationQ programme equips senior leaders from health care practice, policy and the charity sector with the skills to drive forward and influence improvements across health care services and org...

Anchored in the local community: how NHS organisations can improve population health

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25 March 2019

We spoke to James Goodyear about how his trust is making the most of its role as an anchor institution.

NHS managers should develop a stronger voice for good management

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11 May 2018

Speeding up improvements would mean understanding more about good management in the NHS and challenging poor management – less through regulation and more through stronger peer networks.

18 new Fellows selected for the Health Foundation’s GenerationQ leadership programme

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13 April 2018

The GenerationQ programme equips senior leaders from health care practice, policy and the charity sector with the skills to drive forward and influence improvements across health care services and org...

Tools for the day job: Adding quality and systems to public health practice

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5 January 2018

The crucial task for senior public health professionals now is to influence systems, and that means we need to understand both systems approaches, and leadership in systems.

An outstanding approach to putting patients first

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30 August 2017

We spoke to Dr George Findlay about how he’s using the leadership and quality improvement skills he gained from the Health Foundation’s Generation Q fellowship programme to share learning and support ...

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The Q Community

Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

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