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Army Nurse Leadership Programme


The Florence Nightingale Foundation is pleased to partner with the Queen Alexandra Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) Association to provide a leadership development opportunity for registered SNCO Nurses and Nursing Officers from OR6-OF3. The aim of the programme is to enhance patient care by investing in nurses to pioneer changes and improvements in patient health through clinical leadership, professional learning networks, opportunities, personal presence and impact development as well as developing a Quality Improvement Project.

This bespoke programme is intended to enhance the ability of QARANC Nurses to successfully influence within their role and transfer their learning to contexts which require them to exercise their authority. The programme will enable participants to explore, define and develop their unique approach to leadership.

Programme Breakdown

Module 1: Personality preferences and performance in Teams – Develop the cohort learning community and gain an introduction to the impact of self on others through Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment and exercises.

Module 2: Introduction to Improvement – Introduction to quality improvement to support you in developing an improvement project which will need to be completed as an outcome of this programme.

Module 3: Developing Presence and Impact – Working with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts to develop your confidence and communication skills as a leader.

Module 4: Building your Authority (2 day) – Improved personal awareness, influence and capabilities to deal with the challenges and demands of an early career leadership role. Develop your own personal approach to leadership by exploring values, biases, blind spots, and attitude to diversity. Confidence to tackle real workplace issues, reflecting what is needed in the clinical setting to promote safe, high-performing, and continuous improvement.

Celebration Ceremony to celebrate the success of the Florence Nightingale Foundation healthcare participants at end of the programme.

Key Dates

5 Jan 2022

Applications open

15 Feb 2022 @1200hrs

Applications close

24 Feb 2022

Applicants notified (No later than the)

Programme Dates

5 Apr 2022(Online)

Personality preferences and performance in Teams

7 Apr 2022 (Online)

Quality Improvement

4 May 2022

Developing Presence and Impact (Face to Face – London)

7 and 8 Jun 2022

Building your Authority(Face to Face – London)

20 Sep 2022 @1200hrs

Quality Improvement Project Submission

27 Oct 2022

Celebration Event(Face to Face – venue TBC)

Benefits for You

Scholars report the “life changing” scholarship experience and its professional and personal impact. Scholars report feeling more confident to speak out and influence improvements in patient care and health outcomes.

Benefits for Employer

Eligibility Criteria

Application Process
Download Senior Sponsor form
Please download the nominator form which is to be filled in by a senior person from your organisation that is supporting your application.


Applicants are required to complete the application fully and upload

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