The Primary Care Respiratory Society

Inspiring best practice in respiratory care

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The Primary Care Respiratory Society

Inspiring best practice in respiratory care

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Course Elements

PCRS Respiratory Leaders Programme

The PCRS Respiratory Leadership Programme is designed to fit around the schedule of busy healthcare professionals.

The course structure is a blend of online instructional workshops, self directed learning and peer to peer support. 

  • 3 x evening and 2 x Saturday morning workshops to fit with busy lives
  • Resources, including relevant reading materials, webinars and podcasts available to download or link to from the PCRS membership dashboard to facilitate self directed learning in your own time and at your own pace
  • Supportive learning groups to promote peer support, reflection and group discussion

Course Content


Maximizing course opportunities
Tuesday 7 June 2022

  • Evening session
  • How to get the most out of the course
  • Setting goals
  • Understanding learning styles
  • Incorporating PDSA


Understanding ourselves and influencing others
Saturday 25 June

  • One-day meeting at Radisson Blu Hotel, Birmingham
  • What are my values and how do I convey them
  • Communicating the narrative and actions to others
  • Non-hierarchical leadership and listening to others 
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Self reflection and reflective practice
  • Reflective practice
  • Different learning styles
  • Mindfulness and self-care


Population based health
Tuesday 13 September 

  • 90 minute evening session
  • Know your population
  • Workforce planning/configuration
  • Targetting interventions

Career Enhancing

Conference sessions and networking
 23 / 24 September

  • Compassionate leadership: Taking care of teams
  • Compassionate leadership: Negotiating change
  • Leadership group networking session and demonstration elevator pitches


Leading and influencing change
Tuesday 8 November

  • 90 minute evening session
  • Grand finale
  • Elevator pitches

The course is designed to help participants:

  • Motivate and get the best out of high functioning complex teams
  • Get to know your own personal leadership style
  • Foster innovation and creativity
  • Build self confidence and inspire confidence in others
  • Develop a toolkit of methods and techniques to improve effectiveness and efficiency
  • Improve influencing and negotiating skills
  • Improve productivity and project management
  • Improve patient care, delivery pathways and patient outcomes

Find out more about the course:

This course is available to PCRS members only. 

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We are grateful to Chiesi for providing sponsorship to allow us to run this course free of charge for PCRS members.

Thank you again for a well thought out and delivered programme, this is definitely having a positive impact on my work within respiratory and developing my ability to lead the service as well!