Sixteen healthcare professionals have been selected to join the Health Foundation's prestigious Leadership Fellows award scheme.

Sixteen healthcare professionals have been selected to join the Health Foundation's prestigious Leadership Fellows award scheme.

The new fellows come from a wide variety of backgrounds within the health service and include a mix of managers, nurses and hospital doctors from across the UK.

As part of the award scheme they will receive two years of high-quality personalised coaching by experienced leadership development consultants. They will also gain from a series of structured seminars and workshops and the unique opportunity to network with other like-minded people.

All 16 winners are viewed by the Health Foundation as having the potential to become future leaders of the NHS and to make major improvements to the quality of patient care in the UK.

To read more about the fellows, visit www.health.org.uk