Medical Leadership

Resilience Cartoon

A short video about resilience and managing stress in the healthcare workplace. 

Education Development (Autumn 2015 Issue)

This is the first issue of Education Development, a newsletter update of workstreams, activities and events of the Education Development team at HEE (NW)’s Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education department. 

Promoting Excellence: GMC External Resource (Slides)

The GMC has prepared a set of slides to support the launch of the new standards which our education partners can use to introduce the new standards to trainers and others involved in educating and training medical students and doctors.  It is recommend that these are looked at conjunction with the FAQs for full background details.

The Gold Guide (6th Edition)

This Reference Guide is for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the UK and is applicable to all trainees (StRs) taking up appointments in specialty (including GP) training which commenced on or after 1 August 2007. The 6th edition published on 17th February 2016 replaces all previous editions of the Gold Guide with immediate effect.


You can visit the COPMED website to download a copy of this document or click on the resource link below.

General Medical Council

The GMC are an independent organisation that helps to protect patients and improve medical education and practice across the UK.  

Excellence in Coaching: The Industry Guide - edited by Jonathon Passmore

Excellence in Coaching presents cutting-edge thinking in the field of workplace coaching. This comprehensive industry guide enables coaches to achieve personal excellence in a rapidly evolving profession through a collection of best-practice material from some of the biggest names in the profession including Sir John Whitmore, Philippe Rosinski and Peter Hawkins.

The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching: 50 Top Executive Coaches Reveal Their Secrets - edited by Howard Mogan, Phuil Harkins, and Marshall Goldsmith

Leadership coaching has become vitally important to today?s most successful businesses. The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching is a landmark resource that presents a variety of perspectives and best practices from today?s top executive coaches. It provides valuable guidance on exactly what the best coaches are now doing to get the most out of leaders, for now and into the future. Revealing core philosophies, critical capabilities, and the secrets of coaching success, this one–of–a–kind guide includes essays from fifty top coaches, including Ken Blanchard and Frances Hesselbein.

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change The Way You Lead Forever - Michael Bungay Stainer

In Michael Bungay Stanier's The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can wok less hard and have more impact.

Drawing on years of experience training more than 10,000 busy managers from around the globe in practical, everyday coaching skills, Bungay Stanier reveals how to unlock your peoples' potential. He unpacks seven essential coaching questions to demonstrate how – by saying less and asking more – you can develop coaching methods that produce great results.

Effective Coaching: Lessons from the Coach's Coach - Myles Downey

Myles Downey is widely regarded as one of the foremost business coaches in Europe whose aim is to help others create work so that it is productive, fulfilling and a joy. He has worked with some of the most successful organizations in the Western hemisphere, across Europe, North and South America and in the former Soviet Union, and in a variety of businesses including professional service firms, banking, manufacturing, oil and gas, brewing and distilling, retailing and information technology.