The NHS has looked after people across the nation for 70 years. We’re still going strong, but we’re also going through an unprecedented period of change. The UK population is living longer, our services are needed as much as ever, and we have to achieve efficiency savings of £20 billion over the next few years. It’s a huge challenge, and to help meet it, we’re embracing a more collaborative and supportive approach. And we need to raise the profile, performance and impact of leaders in health. As NHS England’s Chief Executive – and scheme alumni Simon Stevens said, “As NHS managers we’re not just in the business of performance; as NHS leaders we’re in the business of change.