Matt Hyde OBE – Badges, Bandages and Bringing People Together : What the NHS can learn from Scouts (and vice versa)

About this event

People Promise Theme – We are a Team, Compassion and Inclusive

What can the NHS Learn from Scouting and vice versa.

An interview with Matt Hyde, CEO of the Scout Association by NHS leaders. In 2021 scouting UK had almost 400k young people, attending sessions and 150k adult leaders, supporting them – all volunteers. This session is an opportunity to learn more about pulling together as a team through challenging times and keeping members engaged and excited about the future of scouting. How does the NHS compare with scouting, what tips can we share about compassionate leadership and re-building teams.

About the Speaker

Matt Hyde – Chief Executive of the Scouts

Matt Hyde is Chief Executive of the Scouts, the UK’s largest youth movement. Formerly Chief Executive of the National Union of Students (NUS), he has undertaken a number of leadership roles in the charity sector and as Chief Executive of the Scouts has contributed to a period of record membership growth since he joined in 2013.

He has led award-winning campaigns, spearheaded work to support the growth of Scouting in areas of deprivation and overseen the development of a new age range, called Squirrels, which launched in 2021, opening up Scouts for four and five year olds.

Matt is also a trustee of Comic Relief, a Patron of UNLOCK (the charity for people with convictions) and was previously Vice-Chair of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). He developed the world’s first degree apprenticeship for social change which launched at Queen Mary University of London. Matt was awarded an OBE in the 2020 New Years Honours List and an Honorary Fellowship from Queen Mary University of London in 2012. He was named as one of the 25 most influential charity sector leaders by Charity Times in 2019.

Additional information

This session may be recorded for training and development purposes available via CPFT learning platforms. By booking a place, you consent to being recorded.

This opportunity is free to those working for organisations delivering social or healthcare in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. All we ask is that you book wisely, cancelling your place if you can no longer attend to ensure others who can, could take your place.