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Leadership in Healthcare: a clearinghouse of resources for health professionals

''Leadership in Healthcare' is a clearinghouse of courses, resources and learning tools freely available to support your leadership journey.

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London Leadership Academy Leadership Toolkit
Accippio eLeadership Academy
Businessballs Topics (selected)
NHS [Leadership Learning] Academy
Open Learn [UK Open University] Learning and Management Courses
Prosci's Change Management Webinars
LinkedIn Learning Platform [ for Auckland, NZ]
Resources freely available from the Centre for Creative Leadership
Resources freely available from the King's Fund
More Leadership Resources
Leadership Videos, Blogs and Podcasts
Leadership texts available from the Counties Manukau Health Library

London Leadership Academy Leadership Toolkit

Managing self / Personal effectiveness

Leading and managing others / One on one relationships

Leading teams & change / One to many relationships

  • Leading teams
    Working together to create shared goals and values
  • Leading change
    Providing context for change and supporting people through the stages of change

Accippio eLeadership Academy
The eLeadership Academy is a free resource aimed at giving you internationally recognised qualifications for leadership and management content you read online. We have converted the brilliant, yet static, content from *BusinessBalls into engaging and interactive eLearning modules with voice-overs and quizzes to enable us to accredit learning.  * Businessballs is a free ethical learning and development resource for people and organisations.  It includes resources to support personal development, leadership and management.


Featured eModules

Businessballs Topics (selected)

Leadership / management


Human resources

Writing / communicating


Self / personal development


NHS [Leadership] Learning Academy
A range of tools, models, programmes and expertise to support individuals, organisations and local academies to develop leaders, celebrating and sharing where outstanding leadership makes a real difference.
 see also The Edward Jenner Programme

The Edward Jenner programme builds a strong foundation of leadership skills that can help enhance your confidence and competence in your role. The programme will support you as you develop essential leadership skills; open to all, this programme leads to an NHS Leadership Academy award in Leadership Foundations.  The first two components of the programme - Launch and Foundation are free and open to global participants.

Open Learn [UK Open University] Leadership and Management Courses

Prosci's Change Management Webinars
An excellent, free resource for staying up to date with Best Practices and learning from change practitioners in other organisations.

LinkedIn Learning Platform [ for Auckland, NZ]
Auckland libraries membership now gives you free online unlimited access to video courses and tutorials from industry experts provided through LinkedIn's online training platform lynda.com. Over 5,800 courses and 256,000 tutorials on everything from business and management to IT and creative design.

Topics Includes:


Resources freely available from the Centre for Creative Leadership 


Collaborative Healthcare Leadership: A Six-Part Model for Adapting & Thriving during A Time of Transformative Change 

Developing a Leadership Strategy: A Critical Ingredient for Organizational Success 

Navigating Change: A Leader's Role 

Innovation: How Leadership Makes the Difference 

Understanding the Leadership Challenges of First-Time Managers 

Networks: How Collective Leadership Really Works 

Transformational Change: An Ecosystem Approach 

"It's Not About Me. It's Me & You.": How being Dumped can Help First-Time Managers 

Change-Capable Leadership: The Real Power Propelling Successful Change


Resources freely available from the King's Fund


Cascading Leadership: a new model to support leadership in the voluntary and community sector

Leading across the health and care system: lessons from experience


Caring to change: How compassionate leadership can stimulate innovation in health care | King's Fund


Delivering a Collective Leadership Strategy for Healthcare

Leadership and Leadership Development in Healthcare: the Evidence Base

Leadership for Patient Engagement

Patient-Centred Leadership: Rediscovering Our Purpose

The Practice of System Leadership: Being Comfortable with Chaos


More leadership resources


100 Māori Leaders
This resource identifies Māori leaders of today who influence and contribute to Māori health and wellbeing. It identifies Māori at the top of health career pathways, to inspire the Māori health workforce and generate interest from others to look at careers in health. Māori and other leaders were approached to write kōrero awhi (kind words) about the leadership qualities of living Māori leader. 100 Māori leaders resource will link to other information about our leaders and about education, training and roles in health and wellbeing. New profiles will be added and older ones archived.

Healthcare Leadership Model: the Nine Dimensions of Leadership Behaviour [NHS Leadership Academy]

Leading Networks in Healthcare [Health Foundation]


Harvard Business Review Leadership Development resources


Strategy& Thought Leadership
Articles on key topics in the area of people and organization strategy.

Modelling Māori leadership: What makes for good leadership?


Leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand: A cross-cultural study


Take me to your leader: hospital collaboration in the NHS [ KPMG; 2016]


"How to Be a Charismatic Leader" [UCL; 2019]





Leadership videos, blogs and podcasts [selected]

Flipboard: Leadership
Aggregated content from social media, news feeds, photo sharing sites and other websites, presented in magazine format

Ted Talks: LeadershipWhat makes a great leader? These TED Talks -- from soldiers and psychologists, athletes and entrepreneurs -- share hard-won wisdom on leadership.

Harvard Business Review IdeaCast – A weekly podcast that discusses the latest business trends.  This podcast discusses lessons learned from leadership successes and failures.  It does not focus only on leadership, but on business as a whole.

Stanford Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Podcast Series
Browsible by topic: leadership ; innovation ; culture ; entrepreneurship ; life balance ; etcetera

15 podcast episodes that will make you a better leader

Best 21st Century Leadership Blogs
This excellent curated collection of bloggers arranged by theme also includes link to the bloggers twitter and facebook.

Leadership Freak: Empowering Leaders 300 words at a Time / Dan Rockwell



Leadership texts available from the Counties Manukau Health Library


 last updated 13 February 2023

This page was last updated at 9:50AM on October 9, 2023.