Below is a glimpse of what's coming up over the next couple of months – places are filling up fast, so please book early (where applicable) to avoid disappointment!


Person-Centred Career Conversations for leaders and line managers

Are you a leader or line manager working in health and care in Cumbria? Do you have staff with underutilised skills and experience, who would benefit from being re-energised in their own development? Perhaps they’ve reached the mid-point in their career, and aren’t sure what’s next? 

We’ve got a fantastic new offer to support you in having Person-Centred Career Conversations – join us on one of our upcoming virtual sessions delivered in collaboration with the award-winning andpartnership:

  • Friday 11th February, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Friday 11th February, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 3rd March, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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Degree and Masters Apprenticeships – Introductory/Question & Answer sessions available from 26th January 

This year, in partnership with North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are offering two fantastic apprenticeship opportunities for individuals working in health and care in north and west Cumbria. Join one of our upcoming Introductory/Question & Answer sessions to find out more, and ask any questions you may have:

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship with the University of Cumbria. Introductory/Question & Answer sessions are taking place via Microsoft Teams on the following dates:

  • Thursday 10th February, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Thursday 17th February, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Thursday 24th February, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Systems Thinking in Practice Postgraduate Diploma Apprenticeship with the Open University. Introductory/Question & Answer session taking place via Microsoft Teams on the following date:

  • Thursday 3rd February, 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Find out more & get the joining links here…


Improvement Network: February 2022

9 February │ 9:30am - 11:30am │ Virtual: Microsoft Teams

The improvement network has been set up to support North and West Cumbria health and care services to come together to learn about improvement, share experiences and gain support and improvement coaching expertise.

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NEYLA Event: Building Resilient & Collaborative Teams Powered by an Outward Mindset

9 February │ 1:00pm - 2:30pm │ Virtual: Zoom

This mini masterclass introduces how leaders and those they lead can use the Outward Mindset to ensure people feel respected, included, and engaged. The session will explore how everyone in a team can play their part in keeping the team and its members resourceful and engaged.

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NEYLA Event: Human Learning Systems - The Role of Learning and Emotion in Systems Change

10 February │ 1:00pm - 2:00pm │ Virtual: Zoom

‘Human Learning Systems’ (HLS) is a new way of doing public management that takes into account the complexity of the real world, to shape how communities and practitioners can coproduce healthy communities. In this session, Andy Crosbie from the Collective Impact Agency will focus on the learning aspect of HLS. 

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Mediation Supervision

10 February │ 2:00pm - 4:30pm │ Virtual: Microsoft Teams

A 2 hour interactive online session to bring together mediators and/or those conducting facilitated, difficult, conversations.

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Tools for Co-Production: Bitesize

16 February │ 9:30am - 10:30am │ Virtual: Microsoft Teams

A short, virtual workshop to get to know the key tools needed to start to build effective relationships with partners and service users for better patient outcomes.

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NEYLA Event: Dealing with Uncertainty

17 February │ 9:00am - 10:30am │ Virtual: Zoom

This workshop is a chance to reflect on the challenges to our thinking and behaviour that uncertainty brings in its wake – like doubt and misdirected energy.

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An Introduction to Managing Projects

17 February │ 9:30am - 11:30am │ Virtual: Microsoft Teams

Project management is an essential skill-set for many roles. This virtual workshop is ideal If you need to manage projects at work, while not necessarily being a formally trained project manager. It is also suitable if you are considering undertaking a project in the near future and are seeking to learn and apply essential project management knowledge and skills.

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LUNCH & LEARN - Compassionate Mind Training for Staff Wellbeing

24 February │ 12:00pm - 12:30pm │ Virtual: Microsoft Teams

The aim of this session is to provide an overview of compassionate mind training, a new offer from NCIC's staff wellbeing service.

No need to book! Find out more & get the joining link...


Introduction to Human Factors in Healthcare

2 March │ 9:30am - 4:30pm │ Harraby Community Centre, Carlisle

This workshop aims to give you an understanding and appreciation of how human factors awareness can create a safer place for patients and a more productive environment for healthcare workers. This training is suitable for those new to Human Factors as well as those who would like to refresh their existing knowledge.

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Leadership Support Circles: Give Yourself Space To Make The Right Call

3 March │ 10:00am - 11:15am │ Virtual: Microsoft Teams

This is an online themed session based on 10 principles for leading compassionately during and after COVID-19. This is a space for people managers at all levels to come together, share their experiences and be heard. Circles are multi-disciplinary so anybody is welcome, they are interactive and provide evidence based guidance and tools as well as a confidential space to share personal experiences.

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Coaching Skills Workshop

15 March │ 9:30am - 4:30pm │ Health Education Room, Workington Community Hospital

A one day coaching skills programme which aims to enable individuals to communicate using core coaching skills in their relationships with their staff and colleagues.

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Leadership Support Circles: Look After Yourself

30 March │ 3:00 - 4:15pm │ Virtual: Microsoft Teams

This is an online themed session based on 10 principles for leading compassionately during and after COVID-19. This is a space for people managers at all levels to come together, share their experiences and be heard. Circles are multi-disciplinary so anybody is welcome, they are interactive and provide evidence based guidance and tools as well as a confidential space to share personal experiences.

Find out more & book…