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
Thursday 13 May

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


Understanding ourselves and our learning styles
Saturday 12 June

  • 3 hour morning session
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Self reflection
  • Reflective practice
  • Different learning styles
  • Mindfulness and self-care


Effective and inspring leadership
Thursday 15 July

  • 90 minute evening session
  • Working with others
  • Working in teams
  • Understanding leadership styles
  • Tools to support effective leadership

Career Enhancing

Population based care
Saturday 11 September

  • 3 hour morning session
  • Know your population
  • Workforce planning/configuration
  • Targeting interventions


Leading and influencing change
Thursday 18 November

  • 90 minute evening session
  • Influencing change
  • Inspiring others
  • Leadership by narrative

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!

Circassia LogoWe are grateful to Chiesi for the provision of grant to support the activities of the PCRS Respiratory Leadership Programme. The programme has been solely organised by PCRS and Chiesi has had no input to the selection of speakers or the content.