Shine a light

FNF nurses Leonie and Guy

Allied Health Professional Leadership Development Programme


The Florence Nightingale Foundation along with NHSE/I and HEE NE Yorkshire are pleased to offer a leadership programme to Allied Health professionals (AHP) working in the West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Humber and North Yorkshire and Northeast Integrated Care Systems.

This exciting opportunity will be open to band 7 and 8a practitioners and will enable you to explore and enhance your sphere of influence with authority for the benefit of your service and workforce.

This programme offers a supportive learning space to develop leadership identity, capacity, and capability to influence organisational and patient outcomes,




Be part of a 'Life-changing' Experience

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


8 JUNE 2022

Applications Open

6 JULY 2022

Applications Close

12 AUGUST 2022


W/C 15 AUGUST 2022

Participants Informed of Outcome

24 OCTOBER 2022

Welcome Day
Personality Preferences and Performance in Teams

31 OCTOBER 2022

QI Project
Principles and Practice of Quality Improvement

23 & 24 November 2022

Building Your Authority

11 or 12 January 2022

RADA Presentation of Self: Presence & Impact
(Face to Face – London)

6 February 2023

Hand in of Quality Improvement Project
Two-minute elevator pitch

The top 5 QIPs will be requested to present at the celebration event

29 March 2023

Celebration Event

The Florence Nightingale Foundation along with NHSE/I and HEE NE Yorkshire are pleased to offer this opportunity to AHPs working at Bands 7 and 8a.

Senior Sponsor Form

Programme Structure

The Leadership programme will be undertaken over six months and includes

Day 1
Day 2
Days 3 and 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7

You will be supported to undertake an improvement project which will enable you to apply your learning to practice. The top projects will be selected to present at the celebration event.

You will join the FNF alumni community and receive ongoing networking and leadership development opportunities through events, webinars, media engagement and policy thought leadership.

Application Process

The application, shortlisting and selection processes will be administered nationally by the Florence Nightingale Foundation with Nuffield Health representation at shortlisting and interview.

What you will need to demonstrate in your application form and interview:

Upon application, you are required to upload the following information:

Please note before application:

Programme Details