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Political Leadership Programme

This programme provides an invaluable insight into the Welsh political landscape and how policy is shaped

Every year, RCN Wales offers a training opportunity for nurses to develop their influencing skills and expand their knowledge of how health and social care policy is made. 

Our 2016 course is now fully booked - to join our waiting list or register your interest for 2017, please email

This course will appeal to those who want to:
  • Understand the influence of politics on healthcare in Wales
  • Influence change in health or social policy
  • Develop strategies to shape policy
  • Understand the history and context of devolution
  • Gain the support of stakeholders
  • Improve their leadership skills   


Political Leadership Programme

This programme includes a visit to the National Assembly, contributions from highly regarded guest speakers - from the media and lobbying industries - and provides a valuable networking opportunity.

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