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MSK Champions

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Applications for this cohort are now closed and the next round will open in early 2019. To keep up to date with any new developments sign up to the Professional network.

Are you passionate about leading changes in musculoskeletal care?

We want to create a community of role models and ambassadors to champion change and work with us to improve the way musculoskeletal care is provided.

Our vision is to develop a UK-wide community of leaders and influencers of change in musculoskeletal health services. We want to work with you to improve quality of life for more than 10 million people living with a musculoskeletal condition in the UK.

We’re looking for people who understand their local health system and its population needs. Individuals who are passionate about driving change and are inspired to seek new solutions for the way that care is delivered. If this sounds like you, we can support you to develop the leadership and improvement skills necessary to make a tangible impact on the lives of people with musculoskeletal conditions.

The programme

What is the programme?

Together with Ashridge Executive Education we have created a bespoke leadership initiative, which will support you through a unique development programme to become a Champion of musculoskeletal care. You will be supported and coached to drive improvements in musculoskeletal care within your local health system.

Who are Ashridge Executive Education?

Internationally renowned Ashridge Executive Education, part of Hult International Business School, has been developing leaders for more than 50 years at the Ashridge Estate, an incredible location which inspires learning.

The programme will be tailored to you, ensuring we fully meet your leadership development needs, and crucially support you to make the changes needed in your local area.

It will last for 18-20 months and involve:

  • 5 x residential learning modules at Ashridge Executive Education.
  • 4 x Action Learning Sets.
  • Access to Virtual Ashridge – an online learning tool to complement your learning.
  • Ongoing support and connection with Arthritis Research UK and your fellow Champions.
  • Support from a network of mentors; eminent leaders within the MSK sector.
  • Support from a panel of patient insight partners.

The power of partnership

As a Champion you will be working in partnership with Ashridge Executive Education and Arthritis Research UK. This partnership brings together a unique combination of insight and skills; expertise in leadership development, an in depth understanding of local healthcare systems and a commitment to transforming the lives of people living with arthritis.

For the full explanation of the programme please see the MSK Champion role profile (PDF 261 KB)

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    How to apply

    Full details of how to apply to become an MSK Champion, as part of our prestigious leadership development programme.

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