THE BIG QUESTION
The big question: is the new NHS leadership academy a worthy cause or waste of money?
The new NHS Leadership Academy has £30m to empower nurses with new skills, is it needed? Add your comments and they could be published in the magazine
Jan Sobieraj, interim head of the new NHS Leadership Academy, told Nursing Times that nurses needed to be given specific training on working in community settings, as more services were moved out of traditional acute environments.
It has a budget of £30m and will offer coaching, mentoring, courses and support to emerging and existing leaders.
Do you think it’s needed? Do nurses need more skills? Or is this a waste of time and money? What do you think?
Add your comments and they could be published in the magazine.
Click here to find out more about the NHS Leadership Academy.