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Jon Restell portrait 2021

With ambitious plans but little money to spend, a Labour government will need the skills, nerve and insight of managers to make its promise of a 'decade of renewal' in the NHS a reality.

11 January 2024 | By Jon Restell
Leading Edge
Black hand and white hand reaching out to each other

Latest figures show black and minority ethnic staff in the NHS are still denied the same opportunities for promotion and career development as white colleagues. We investigate why a public service that’s more diverse than ever before is still failing to root out race discrimination.

25 July 2023 | By Craig Ryan
Feature
Jon Restell portrait 2021

We need to challenge the widely-held belief that all-powerful managers are blocking change in the NHS. It's a lack of empathy for the difficult choices and hard realities that managers face which is holding us back.

27 April 2023 | By Jon Restell
Leading Edge
English currency in notes and coins

MiP and 13 other NHS unions announce they will not submit evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body for the 2023 pay round while industrial action is ongoing.

11 January 2023 | By MiP
News
Touch screen of NHS manager attributes

For most NHS managers, unfair criticism is like water off a duck’s back. But the denigration and devaluing of management does real damage to the NHS. Here's how MiP plans to take on the manager-bashers and promote a positive view of the vital work managers do.

14 December 2022 | By Craig Ryan
Analysis & opinion
National Committee Member Geoff Underwood

By any standards, the NHS lacks management capacity despite clear evidence that managers improve efficiency and service quality. If we can’t have more managers, let’s at least make the most of the ones we have.

25 October 2022 | By Geoff Underwood
Analysis & opinion
Jon Restell portrait 2021

The government's response to the multiple crises facing the NHS has been negligent. But ministers will not change course unless forced to do so. That's why I'm asking MiP members to vote yes to industrial action this autumn.

19 October 2022 | By Jon Restell
Leading Edge
English currency in notes and coins

A majority of the public believe an above-inflation pay rise for NHS staff would be fair and workers would be justified in taking strike action if this year’s wage increase fails to match the rising cost of living, according to a new poll.

18 July 2022 | By MiP
News
Karin Smyth MP, shadow care minister, Westminster 2022

As an NHS manager and MiP member implementing Andrew Lansley’s botched NHS reforms, Karin Smith decided parliament needed more politicians who understand how the NHS works. Now a Labour MP and shadow care minister, she discusses political landscape of healthcare with Matt Ross.

14 July 2022 | By Matt Ross
Interview
Jon Restell portrait 2021

Times are tough, but MiP's National Committee has set a challenging but optimistic agenda for the next two years.

21 June 2022 | By Jon Restell
Leading Edge
trolley in busy hospital corridor

NHS managers need to see “significant workforce interventions” – including an inflation-busting pay rise for NHS staff – if they are to manage the staffing crisis in the NHS and lead the recovery from the pandemic, MiP says.

10 February 2022 | By MiP
News
Diversity equality heads graphic

Cheryl Samuels and Dean Royles argue that equality, diversity and inclusion in the NHS are part of a wider social movement for change, in which line managers, leaders and trade union reps have a crucial role to play.

15 December 2021 | By Cheryl Samuels & Dean Royles
Analysis & opinion
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Last year, we talked to black NHS managers from around the country about the Black Lives Matter movement, racism in the UK and tackling inequality in the NHS. After a tumultuous year, how do they feel now? And what progress do they think we’ve made?

10 December 2021 | By Craig Ryan
Feature
Jon Restell and Alan Fox

MiP Summit 2021: On day three, MiP chief executive Jon Restell gave his update on pay and conditions across the UK, and UNISON’s Alan Fox briefed members on the changes to NHS pension schemes following the McCloud judgement.

12 November 2021 | By Craig Ryan
News
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MiP's guide to managing equality and diversity, Creating an Inclusive Workplace is launched at today's MiP Summit. Find out more and download your copy here.

09 November 2021 | By MiP
News
English currency in notes and coins

MiP members in England have voted to oppose the proposed 3% pay award for Agenda for Change staff, and indicated they would be willing to take part in industrial action.

05 October 2021 | By MiP
News
social care generic – care worker and elderly client

MiP gives a cautious welcome to today's funding announcement but warns that more comprehensive reform is needed to fix the crisis in social care.

07 September 2021 | By MiP
Press Release
National Committee Member Geoff Underwood

Denying the impact of poor workplace culture is the leadership equivalent of denying climate change. It’s time all leaders took the job of developing a positive, inclusive culture seriously.

24 August 2021 | By Geoff Underwood
Analysis & opinion
Scene from Pride Festival 2019 Unsplash

Previewing MiP's webinar in September, we speak to UNISON’s Carola Towle and MiP national committee member Anthony Nicholls about tackling descrimination and creating LGBT+ inclusive workplaces.

20 August 2021 | By Alison Moore
Feature
English currency in notes and coins

MiP members to vote on government's announced 3% pay rise for staff on Agenda for Change in England.

22 July 2021 | By MiP
News
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