Institute of Leadership RCSI Bahrain Ministry of Health Policy Officials Leadership Programme
The Institute of Leadership Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Bahrain in partnership with Roche International successfully hosted 18 Policy Officials from Bahrain and Oman Ministries of Health for a three-day training course focusing on leadership and management development. The programme facilitated practicing healthcare professionals in the delivery of efficient and effective healthcare systems. The programme was led by the Director of RCSI Bahrain’s Institute of Leadership Dr Michael Shannon (PhD, MBA, BSc, RGN, RPN, ONC, Dip Ed, FFNMRCSI) who has extensive experience in Corporate and Clinical Leadership in Ireland and England. Dr Shannon commented: “Healthcare Leaders and Managers require an understanding of the important issues concerning effective leadership within and across healthcare system. Shaping healthcare policy is a significant issue for healthcare professionals, particularly those working in public health service. Throughout this intensive course, policy-makers explored new concepts of change management, effective implementation of policies and improve participant’s professional and educational development. The programme also focused on enhancing leadership potential and explored process mapping to facilitate cost effective improvements to systems. The programme was evaluated extremely positively.