#129 Big Careers, Small Children: Compilation Episode – Practical Tips for Parents Working in the NHS

Big Careers, Small Children: Practical Tips for Parents Working in the NHS

There’s no doubt that the NHS is a unique and highly pressurised work environment.

To celebrate the launch of applications opening for our award-winning NHS Fellowship Programme we have handpicked some of the most thought provoking discussions from previous podcast episodes.

Each clip features an inspiring NHS Leader who has combined or is currently combining a big career with raising small children.

Topics covered include:

  • Advice on returning to work
  • Driving change and the gender pay gap in the NHS
  • Postnatal depression
  • Overcoming challenges
  • Guilt
  • Deciding when to have children
  • Flexible working in the NHS

Dr. Susie Minson – Consultant Paediatrican (Series 1, Episode 1)
Professor Jane Dacre – Emeritus Professor of UCL Medical School (Series 1, Episode 6)
Dr. Geraldine Strathdee OBE – National Clinical Director for Mental Health, NHS England (Series 2, Episode 12)
Dr. Suhana Ahmed – Clinical Director – Older People’s Mental Health Service & Consultant Psychiatrist (Series 3, Episode 25)
Dr. Becky Maxwell – Emergency Medicine Consultant & Deputy Medical Director (Series 3, Episode 41)
Dr. Karen Squires – A&E Consultant (Series 6, Episode 95)
Kate Jarman – co-founder of Flex NHS and Director of Corporate Affairs (Series 7, Episode 100)

Applications are now open for our award-winning NHS Fellowship until 11 July. Find out more.

Find out more about the work of Leaders Plus, including details of our award-winning Fellowship Programmes and our latest events by signing up to receive our emails at leadersplus.org/newsletter.

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