Wed 27 May 2015
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
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
Thu 16 Apr 2015
1-2 July 2015, Nottingham
Involved in Health Services Research? Book now for the Health Services Research Network’s annual symposium to hear about and discuss cutting edge developments with some of the leading health services researchers in the UK and internationally
Sun 12 Apr 2015
Politicians are making plenty of promises - what is the reality?
As we gear up for the general election, we expect more unfair attacks on NHS managers. MiP won't stand by and let this go unchallenged. Our HSJ-MiP management mythbuster and MiP briefing on NHS managers and the general election debunk the myths and set out the facts and figures.
Tue 31 Mar 2015
Andy Cowper introduces the second stage of HSJ/MiP's Respect for NHS Managers campaign, in which we tackle head on myths about managers' role, number, visibility, accountability and pay
As the general election campaign gets underway we hold politicians to account - from the prime minister down - for what they say about NHS managers. Today's mythbuster follows on from December's letter from clinical, charity and patients leaders, calling on politicians to treat NHS managers fairly
Fri 27 Mar 2015
The good news is most staff get 1% - the bad news is that excludes most managers in England
The pay awards for 2015-16 NHS staff in England, Scotland and Wales have been announced. NHS managers and other senior staff in England have been singled out for unfair treatment compared to NHS colleagues and other public sector staff. MiP’s guidance note shows how the settlement for England affects managers and outlines our next steps
Tue 24 Mar 2015
How to empower patients through high quality health information and support
Managers need practical ways to make health information more usable and patient-led. The Patient Information Forum’s 10th annual conference, taking place in London on Wednesday 1 July 2015, will help.
Sat 14 Mar 2015
Choice 2 in England and Wales closes on Monday
If you work in England or Wales you have just two days left to make your decision under Choice 2. Use MiP's online flowchart to check your options and ensure you make the best decision. This could have a considerable effect on your income in retirement.
Mon 09 Mar 2015
We’ll be at various venues Tuesday 10 March – Thursday 12 March
The MiP roadshow is coming to East of England this week to meet members and other NHS staff to hear about your concerns and views. If you’re in the vicinity of Peterborough, Luton, Stevenage, Bedford or Cambridge come and see us. Click through for more details
Fri 27 Feb 2015
MiP member consultation closes midday Monday 2 March
If you are an MiP member in England, don't forget to vote in our consultation. Link to the online form emailed in reminder to members today
Wed 28 Jan 2015
MiP responds to Jeremy Hunt's offer on pay for NHS in England
Industrial action on Thursday suspended after intensive negotiations between trade unions and the DH lead to a pay offer
Mon 26 Jan 2015
Health unions in discussions while preparations for Thursday’s strike continue
Preparations continue for the industrial action to demand fair pay in the NHS in England, starting with a 12 hour strike this Thursday, 29 January. Jeremy Hunt could put an end to this today by making a fair offer to the unions.
Mon 05 Jan 2015
Monday 9 February 12.30 - 4.30pm, Southampton
MiP and Big Difference Company are hosting this free seminar for healthcare managers at University Hospital Southampton. Participants will discuss effective patient engagement and personal resilience. Places are still available, so click through for details
Wed 24 Dec 2014
Best wishes for a happy Christmas and a happy and healthy new year
The MiP office is now closed until 2 January. Best wishes to our members, friends and colleagues and we look forward to working with you in 2015. If you are a member and need emergency assistance please call MiP Link on 0845 601 1144
Thu 20 Nov 2014
MiP annual conference Wednesday 19 November 2014
Thanks to all who came to our conference yesterday - it was a huge, energising success. The message from conference is clear - let the healthcare team get on with delivering high quality care. And don't pretend you can do it without the managers.
Wed 22 Oct 2014
Friday 24 October, 1.30 – 2.30pm, Room 401, 4th floor Southside, London SW1 6QT
Come along to this MiP/Unison drop-in session at NHS England’s London office to discuss the organisational alignment consultation. Open to members and those thinking of joining.
Fri 10 Oct 2014
Industrial action starts with a four hour stoppage from 7 - 11 am on Monday morning
MiP is calling on members to support next week's industrial action in the NHS in England, with the short stoppage on Monday and action short of a strike with members taking contractual breaks for the rest of the week.
Fri 03 Oct 2014
MiP is supporting the industrial action for fair pay
No healthcare manager would take industrial action lightly. But MiP members are angry about their own pay and the impact of the pay freeze on NHS services. Click through to see why we are taking action and what we are asking for.
Thu 02 Oct 2014
Protecting jobs, saving key skills for patients and ensuring effective HR processes are staff side priorities
NHS England is consulting on plans to make 300 people redundant. Read the joint statement in response from the unions recognised by NHS England - MiP, UNISON, the RCN, and Unite
Mon 22 Sep 2014
Unison announces result of ballot of NHS staff in England
Unison members have voted in favour of industrial action to show their anger at the Government's refusal to implement the Pay Review Body recommendations for a pay increase this year. MiP will issue guidance to members shortly