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18 November, London WC1

Our tenth anniversary conference was a huge success, with great contributions from speakers and delegates. 

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Fri 05 Feb 2016


Focus on saving jobs, not cutting redundancy pay, urge healthcare managers

MiP responds to today's further consultation on public sector exit payments

‘What patients want to know is how the government will keep people with the right skills to treat them, not how it will cut average redundancy payments by a few percentage points.’

Tue 02 Feb 2016


Stress management workshop - 5 Feb

Join MiP's Frank Radcliffe at Papworth Hospital

MiP are holding a joint stress management workshop in partnership with UNISON on Friday 5 February at 2pm at Papworth hospital.

Wed 27 Jan 2016


Union for healthcare managers attacks exit payment recovery scheme

MiP responds to the consultation on the Public Sector Exit Payment Recovery Regulations

The union believes that the real problems are the lack of a viable redeployment policy across the public sector (and within the NHS), and a failure to value senior managers, leading to frequent, unnecessary and dangerous re-organisations

Mon 11 Jan 2016


Guidance to members on junior doctors’ industrial action

24 hours of emergency cover only starts at 8 am on Tuesday 12 January

This post gives information and guidance to MiP’s members, both as trade unionists and as managers.

Wed 23 Dec 2015


MiP head office closure

Information regarding office closure and contact details

Head office closed 25 December -3 January

Thu 17 Dec 2015


Healthcare Manager – latest issue out now

The winter issue of our magazine is on its way to members

This issue includes an interview with patient advocate Alison Cameron; the latest on NHS finances from DoFs and a round trip of the world’s best healthcare provision with Mark Britnell, as well as our regular features.

Mon 30 Nov 2015


Junior doctors - BMA suspends industrial action until January

The Government undertakes not to unilaterally impose new contract while talks continue

The BMA has suspended industrial action planned for tomorrow, Tuesday 1 December, and on 8 and 16 December to allow talks to continue. In return, the Government has given an undertaking not to proceed unilaterally with the imposition of new contracts.

Fri 20 Nov 2015

 Jon Restell

Stop sabotaging the frontline - free the back office

MiP chief executive issues warning to system leaders

Speaking at MiP's national conference on Wednesday, MiP chief executive Jon Restell warned that constant attacks on back office services were damaging frontline services and putting patient safety at risk.

Mon 09 Nov 2015


Respect for NHS managers - MiP's 10th anniversary conference

18 November 2015, Congress Centre, London WC1B 3LS

Book now for our tenth anniversary conference. It's free to attend for MiP members and CPD certified. There's a great line up of speakers, masterclasses and discussion groups on key issues. Click through for details and to register.

Fri 16 Oct 2015


NHS managers warn of adverse impact of trade union reforms

Managers have warned that the government’s Trade Union Bill could harm industrial relations and potentially harm patients

As the TU Bill goes through its committee stage in the Commons, senior managers in the NHS have warned that the proposals could pose a threat to the strong partnership working we have developed over the years. This is backed up by the responses to our survey which reveal widespread concern about the proposals

Fri 25 Sep 2015


Healthcare Manager - latest issue out now

The latest issue of MiP's magazine is on its way to members

This issue focuses on line managers - with excellent advice from interviewee Tricia Hart, top tips on how to be a great manager from Karen Lynas and the latest on staff wellbeing from Derek Mowbray

Thu 27 Aug 2015


Election of MiP national committee

Nominations open for the committee for the 2016-2017 term

Elections are now taking place for MiP's national committee to take office from January 2016 to December 2017. Click through for details and nomination forms

Thu 06 Aug 2015


Check off law would undermine partnership in the NHS

MiP responds to government announcement on union subscriptions in the public sector

The government's irresponsible assault on an uncontroversial arrangement would undermine the strong partnership between unions and employers in the NHS

Fri 31 Jul 2015


Government launches consultation on public sector exit payment cap

Details of proposed cap on redundancy payments published today

At a time when we are discussing problems in attracting and retaining high quality staff to keep our services safe and effective, the Government chooses to focus on its proposed cap of £95,000 on public sector redundancy payments. MiP is seeking members’ views to inform our response.

Thu 16 Jul 2015


Staff numbers, not pay, are greatest barrier to seven day working

MiP responds to today's report by NHS Pay Review Body

Agenda for Change's unsocial hours payments are no contractual barrier to seven day working, finds NHS Pay Review Body report, backing union evidence

Wed 08 Jul 2015


Pay policy ties hands of the NHS

MiP responds to today's emergency budget

Four more years of pay restraint won't help the NHS to recruit and retain the skilled staff needed for high quality patient care

Fri 26 Jun 2015


Learning through good practice – MiP seminar

Wednesday 1 July, 12.30 – 4.30pm, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

MiP is hosting this free seminar for health and care managers in Belfast. Participants will discuss effective patient engagement and personal resilience. Places are still available, so click through for details

Fri 26 Jun 2015


Healthcare Manager – summer issue out now

Celebrating ten years as the specialist trade union for health and care managers

The latest issue of MiP’s magazine celebrates our tenth anniversary as well as carrying features on the productivity challenge, new pension scheme, staff engagement and more.

Wed 27 May 2015


Government announces redundancy cap for public sector workers

Today's Queen’s speech signals further attacks on terms and conditions

When are hard working people not considered hard working people? When they are public service workers, seems to be the Government's answer as it confirms its intention to ‘end six figure pay offs’ for public service workers, claiming it will ensure ‘fairness for the taxpayer.’

Fri 24 Apr 2015


Who’d be a senior manager in the NHS?

MiP chief executive Jon Restell hits back at manager-bashing

Few people would survive the Daily Mail treatment and it deserves a push back on the way it distorts basic facts about managers’ pay in the NHS. The real problem is the politicisation of NHS managerial pay and the high levels of board vacancies. Jon Restell writes in the HSJ

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