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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
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Being made redundant or looking for work in later life can be an unsettling experience. Lucy Standing, co-founder of older workers support network Brave Starts, gives her tips on how to explore your options and boost your chances of finding the job you want.

12 July 2024 | By Lucy Standing
Tipster
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
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ELECTION 2024:We look at what the experts say about six key challenges facing the NHS: waiting lists, workforce, social care, reform, buildings and technology. Do Labour or the Conservatives have the policies to meet them?

18 June 2024 | By Rhys McKenzie & Craig Ryan
Feature
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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
Launch of Wigan Deal

A growing army of academics and local leaders say thinking long-term and giving power to local people and staff is the key to saving the NHS and other struggling public services. But are our national politicians listening?

08 April 2024 | By Craig Ryan
Analysis & opinion
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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
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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 BBC Breakfast Interview

Watch MiP chief executive Jon Restell's interview on BBC Breakfast (28 August) discussing the events of Countess of Chester and calls for statutory regulation of NHS managers.

01 September 2023 | By MiP
News
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
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
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MiP has called on Patricia Hewitt's review of ICS powers to strike the right balance between local autonomy and central direction, warning that many NHS managers will be suspicious of the ideological motives behind the review.

19 December 2022 | By MiP
News
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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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Managers in the NHS are working under unique pressure. Rachel Cashman explains how, to sustain the high performance being demanded of them, managers and their team need to feel psychologically safe, supported and encouraged to learn from each other.

12 August 2022 | By Rachel Cashman
Feature
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Sir Gordon Messenger's review of management and leadership in health and social care could pave the way to better career management, more effective training and development and wider opportunities for managers. Sir Gordon talks to MiP’s Jon Restell about the review and what it means for MiP members.

03 August 2022 | By MiP
Interview
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After two years of relentless pressure, many NHS operational managers are tired, fed-up and ready to leave their vital jobs. We talk to some who are determined to stick it out and are reaching out to support each other.

26 July 2022 | By Alison Moore
Feature
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
Helen Carr on the MiP Stand at Confed Expo 2022 in Liverpool

MiP are excited to have a stand at NHS Confed Expo 2022 at the ACC Liverpool. We’ll be here on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 June.

15 June 2022 | By MiP
News
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MiP welcomes Sir Gordon Messenger's independent review of health and social care leadership and calls for honesty and investment in implementing its recommendations.

08 June 2022 | By MiP
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