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BSA/Hieda – Born to Lead: Leading a Nursing Team

24th January 2023 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

  • Date: 24 January 2023 
  • Time: 10:30 – 15:30 
  • Venue: Zoom (online) – Seminar


  • This seminar is suitable for Nurses with additional management responsibilities of a wider nursing/healthcare team within a wider school or education group.

Course outline

Nurses should be approachable and knowledgeable. Their support is often sought when a child or staff member is unwell. Creating a medical team that works well together will lead to a happier, more approachable Medical Centre that is an advocate for the wider school community.  

This seminar will consolidate and develop leadership skills in Nurses who are in charge of a small or large team working within a school environment. The day will present skills that could improve the cohesion and working styles of the medical team, and between the medical team and the wider school community. Delegates will be encouraged to share their ideas and experiences to look at improving performance and job satisfaction. 

 Training topics will include: 

  • Effective teams – what is a team, and what makes one effective? 
  • Raising the profile of the Medical Centre – this session will cover ideas to raise the profile of the Medical Centre and continue meeting the needs of the school 
  • Appraisals and inductions – an in-depth view of support available to staff members 
  • Supervision – how and why supervision is important in the school setting. 
  • Guidance and standards of care 

 Learning outcomes: 

  • To learn the attributes to be a successful leader 
  • To gather ideas and resources to build an effective team within your medical centre 
  • To have a better understanding of the role of a lead nurse. 


Jane Graham, Director, Hieda

Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has over 30 years of nursing background, Many of them in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilise and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.

She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE. She is currently the director of Hieda and director of health and wellbeing for the BSA Group.


  • Member Rate: £145 
  • Non-member Rate: £290* 

*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.

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24th January 2023
10:30 am - 3:30 pm




Health in Education Association