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23 November, London 

This year's conference will be held at TUC Congress House on Wednesday 23 November.  Please click through for more details and to register


Mon 10 Oct 2016

 link member course

Link members: be part of something bigger

Read on for more details on how to get more involved with MiP

MiP's Link Member training will help you to use your skills to resolve disputes, support your colleagues at work and boost the union's membership.

Fri 09 Sep 2016


Unions and employers renew NHS partnership agreement

The Social Partnership Forum has published a "refreshed" partnership agreement, which set out how the partners will work together to tackle the biggest challenges facing the NHS

Under the agreement, NHS England, Health Education England and NHS Improvement have now joined the SPF, which brings together employers and trade unions in the NHS in England

Wed 17 Aug 2016

 health heroes

Who’s your Health Hero?

Show your appreciation for hardworking support staff in the NHS

Do you know someone in your organisation who takes special pride in their work, however tough things get? This is your chance to nominate them for a Health Heroes award.

Wed 04 May 2016

 Polling station

All change please!

Ahead of the elections on 5 May, we asked three local journalists to give us the low-down on the big issues for the NHS in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The UK’s four health services may be going their separate ways, but change is a constant everywhere.

Sun 24 Apr 2016


Candidates asked to pledge on the future of the NHS in Scotland

MiP members contribute to the health and care debate in the Scottish Parliament election

'Our members have seen the increasing difficulties that NHS Scotland has had in meeting the Scottish peoples' aspirations for a first class NHS given the available budget. With an ageing population, rising drug and technology costs, and the legitimate rise in public expectation of quality care, this cannot and should not continue.'

Thu 21 Apr 2016

 Simon Stevens

Leading the NHS through an 'existential crisis'

Simon Stevens talks to MiP's Alison Moore about funding, reshaping health and social care for the 21st century and his personal crusade against obesity.

When Simon Stevens returned from America to lead NHS England two years ago, many managers saw him as someone who understood the NHS and could lead it through choppy waters. Two years on, those choppy waters have been whipped up by a force ten storm

Fri 15 Apr 2016


Courses for MiP members

Information about events in April, May and June delivered in partnership with FDA Learn

Our programme includes short courses on effective networking, storytelling, personal impact and using data

Mon 21 Mar 2016


Help us tell your story

We need your views on how to improve our communications

MiP's chief executive Jon Restell asks members to help shape our communications reforms: what's most important to you, and how would you like to receive info from MiP?

Wed 09 Mar 2016


NHS Pay Award 2016-17

Further information and links for members about yesterday's announcement

The NHS Pay Review Body has recommended a 1% consolidated pay rise for all staff across the UK. In England, Scotland and Northern Ireland the governments have accepted this recommendation. The pay award will be made from 1 April 2016.

Tue 08 Mar 2016


Happy International Women's Day!

MiP celebrates IWD and women in the NHS

Women are the lion's share of the NHS workforce and 60% of its managers. They need a better deal.

Fri 12 Feb 2016

 fda logo

FDA executive committee and president elections 2016

Information about nominations and deadline of 11 March 2016

Managers in Partnership (MiP) is a section of FDA (as well as a national branch of UNISON). MiP members are entitled to stand and vote in elections for FDA's president and executive committee, on which MiP has four seats.

Fri 12 Feb 2016

 scottish flag

What should managers ask politicians in May?

MiP members in Scotland are preparing for the Holyrood election

Don't miss your opportunity to shape the union's contribution to the key debates about health and care and NHS managers.

Fri 12 Feb 2016


Pensions seminars: Aberdeen (16 Feb) and Edinburgh (17 Feb)

Three seminars for members and non-members

MiP's link members in NHS Grampian and NHS National Services Scotland have arranged seminars about changes to NHS pensions and how these will affect you.

Tue 09 Feb 2016

 heart unions

Show everyone what trade unions mean to you

MiP is encouraging members to get stuck into #heartunions week, 8 - 14 February throughout the UK

Senior managers in health and care value their own trade union membership and the positive role trade unions play in the workplace for the benefit of patient care.

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.

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