Reporter 460, 4 December 2000

Nurses’ training

Nurses are to be given leadership development training at the School of Healthcare Studies.

Together with the Royal College of Nursing, the School of Healthcare Studies has been contracted by the Department of Health to provide the course for all G and F grade nurses.

Gayle Garland, programme director at Leeds said: "Over the next two years, the School of Healthcare Studies will be preparing trainers to offer a practical and effective approach to leadership across the nation."

A total of 32,050 places on three-day intensive training courses will be provided over the two years. The programme is known as LEO – Leading Empowered Organisations.

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