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Repeated reflections of a professional woman looking into a mirror

Reflecting on our own assumptions and behaviour is the first step towards inclusive leadership, writes Ramima Khanam. By putting ourselves in other people’s shoes and learning from conversations we can help to create more inclusive and productive workplaces.

18 July 2024 | By Ramima Khanam
Feature
Health secretary Victoria Atkins in Whitehall 2024

The health secretary's plans to cut 5,500 management jobs to fund community services if the Conservatives win the general election have been criticised as "not credible" by Labour and "paper thin" by MiP.

25 June 2024 | By MiP
News
Cartoon image of NHS staff questioning politician as a patient looks on

ELECTION 2024:As polling day nears, Jon Restell and Rhys McKenzie set out MiP’s agenda for the next government: supporting the workforce, stabilising the health and care system, boosting productivity and giving managers freedom to do their jobs.

17 June 2024 | By Rhys McKenzie & Jon Restell
Feature
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Resilience helps us to cope with stress and challenges, and promotes engagement and satisfaction at work. But without it, work pressures can damage our emotional and physical wellbeing. Jane Galloway offers her tips on building your own resilience — and that of your team.

20 May 2024 | By Jane Galloway
Tipster
Jon Restell portrait 2021

Are managers always to blame for the poor working culture in the NHS, or is that just a convenient excuse for politicians who find the root causes of our problems too hard to solve?

29 April 2024 | By Jon Restell
Leading Edge
Fuel guage showing empty

Under pressure from political demands and relentless organisational change, many board-level NHS managers are feeling the effects of burnout and contemplating leaving the NHS, according to MiP’s ’Sounding Board’ of senior members and the union’s evidence to the pay review body.

22 April 2024 | By Rhys McKenzie
Feature
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NHS leaders must show how they are driving service improvement, delivering transformation, promoting equality and developing a just culture as part of new “competency framework” for directors introduced by NHS England this month.

04 April 2024 | By MiP
News

| By Jane Galloway
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
Buki Adeyemo outside Lawton House, trust head office, Stoke

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare could be England’s best trust. Chief executive Dr Buki Adeyemo explains the ingredients for its success: a stable and happy workforce, a listening leadership, ambitious goals and an enthusiasm for innovation.

15 December 2023 | By Matt Ross
Interview
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Burnout is a finally being recognised as a serious problem in the NHS and many other workplaces. But what is burnout, what causes it and how can we prevent it? Rhys McKenzie reports.

11 December 2023 | By Rhys McKenzie
Feature
Woman at desk being touched by male colleague

Sexual harassment is against the law, but that doesn’t stop it happening. Josie Irwin offers her tips on recognising sexual harassment in the workplace and how to intervene effectively as a manager.

26 October 2023 | By Josie Irwin
Tipster
Blind managers standing outside corporate offices

Despite recent advances, many disabled NHS managers still face multiple disadvantages at work. Understanding and commitment from line managers and local leaders is the key to further progress, writes Jessica Bradley

13 October 2023 | By Jessica Bradley
Feature
Jon Restell portrait 2021

The Lucy Letby case demands a comprehensive and thoughtful response. Statutory regulation of managers may be a part of that, but won't be a quick fix. Right now, we need to tackle a culture that deters staff, patients and the public from raising concerns about NHS care.

22 September 2023 | By Jon Restell
Leading Edge
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
Green exit sign with running figure

Staff shortages, plunging morale and shrinking pay packets are pushing more and more board-level NHS managers towards the door. A fair pay award would help to stabilise NHS leadership – just when the service needs it most

19 April 2023 | By Craig Ryan
Analysis & opinion
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Do you feel you’re a fraud or that it’s just luck that you’ve got where you are? You’re not alone. Here are ten tips from life coach Jane Galloway on how to beat the Imposter Syndrome.

17 February 2023 | By Jane Galloway
Tipster
Sam Allen Sunderland Nov 2022

Former receptionist Sam Allen has risen the hard way to some of the NHS’s most senior jobs. Now, the chief exec of the North-East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board wants to professionalise management and spread the collaborative spirit of mental health services acrosss the NHS.

16 January 2023 | By Matt Ross
Interview
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
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