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Amanda Oates

Mersey Care’s HR director Amanda Oates tells MiP how adopting a ‘just and learning’ culture has cut disciplinaries by 80% and improved patient care.

12 February 2019 | By Matt Ross
Interview
Dido Harding, the new chair of NHS Improvement, has called for an end to the "heads on spikes" approach to managing NHS failures.

The Fit and Proper Person Test causes confusion and sometimes trepidation among many NHS managers. We explain how it works and examine options for reform.

12 September 2018 | By Alison Moore
Feature

MiP always supports managers who are victimised by their employers. One senior manager talks about how the union helped to protect her from being made a scapegoat for leadership failures at her trust.

08 December 2017 | By Craig Ryan
Casework

In today's NHS, we know it's crucial to protect people who raise the alarm about poor patient care or incompetent staff. But it's just as vital to avoid giving cover to people with axes to grind – as one innocent NHS manager discovered.

30 October 2017 | By Anonymous
The Sharp End
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Does the NHS have too few managers? Recent studies show that employing more managers leads to better patient care and more efficient services.

01 September 2017 | By Alison Moore
Feature
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Have you been asked to investigate a colleague’s conduct or performance? Here are ten tips for avoiding costly and career-damaging pitfalls.

08 December 2016 | By Andy Hardy
Tipster
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We speak to one MiP member about how sloppy HR procedures and a mishandled complaint affected her – and how the union was able to help.

21 March 2016 | By Craig Ryan
Casework
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