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RCN Leadership

Improving patient care through quality leadership

Quality leadership is vital to your organisation and to patient safety. Utilising our knowledge and expertise, RCN’s leadership programmes will cultivate leadership skills and shape participants as future leaders.

We understand that a variety of leadership skills are required in complex health and social care organisations so we have created a suite of leadership programmes to suit your needs.

Our programmes aim to support individuals who are at the beginning of their leadership journey through to experienced leaders who want to refine specific skills.

Quality assured using the RCN’s 10 quality standards, you can be certain that the programmes will give you the confidence and skills you need to lead positive, effective change.

Clinical Leadership Programme

Developed specifically for future clinical leaders; helping to create a culture of innovation and provides the confidence to lead a team through organisational change in the workplace.

Political Leadership Programme

Guides you through the complex political structures and processes which help you drive progress.  An essential tool for all senior leaders within health and social care organisations.  
Are you interested in reading more about leadership?  We have compiled a list of relevant materials to help you.  Access the leadership subject guide.

Coming soon…

Introduction to Leadership Programme guides you through your first experiences of leadership. This programme provides a firm foundation for individuals working within health and social care.

Authentic Leadership Development will be available as a follow on to the Political Leadership Programme, and helps you to develop your personal leadership style.

RCN Leadership Masterclasses are in development. Our short course on economic assessment will improve your understanding of the health economy within your workplace.

Contact us

Leadership Development, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, Room 207, London, W1G0RN

0207 647 3485