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Strategists, Regulators & Policy Makers

Many MiP members have jobs that involve developing policies and strategies, or producing or responding to regulations – both in strategy and business development roles for NHS trusts and boards, CCGs, private hospitals and other delivery bodies, and in the national bodies that oversee and regulate the UK’s health and care services.

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In NHS England, for example, we have large numbers of members working to strengthen professional leadership and practice on topics such as finance, nursing, specialised commissioning and organisational development; others focus on strengthening transparency and management information, operating in technical fields such as informatics. 

With the NHS Improvement family of organisations, MiP members occupy a range of system leadership roles – improving practice on matters such as transformation strategies, operational productivity, regional operations and patient experience. And in quality control and risk management bodies such as the CQC, many work as inspectors and senior executives.

Whilst these examples call on English organisations and structures, MiP also has members within strategic and policy making roles within Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – including some civil service employees, such as those working in health roles for the Welsh Government.

Finally, some MiP members work in strategy roles for private and voluntary health service providers, and for social care providers contracted by local authorities. 
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MiP is campaigning for fair overtime payments for all NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis. Take our survey and tell us about the extra hours you’re putting in.

12 June 2020 | By MiP
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Royal Free NHS trust chief exec Caroline Clarke

Caroline Clarke, chief exec of the Royal Free NHS trust – which has been at the forefront of the battle against infectious disease for nearly 200 years – tells Matt Ross how staff across the trust and the capital have mobilised to tackle coronavirus, and considers the thorny challenges ahead

20 May 2020 | By Matt Ross
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MiP has produced a briefing to update our members in Wales on progress in key areas, as we continue our joint working dialogue with NHS Wales

11 May 2020 | By MiP
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I spent 40 years building health services for elderly people living at home – then my mum fell ill, and those services let her down. In the post COVID-19 world, we must plug the gaps between primary, community and social care provision

07 May 2020 | By Anonymous
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Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group chief exec Paul Jennings

Having overseen the merger that created Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group, chief exec Paul Jennings spent two years managing a shift from a contracting to a collaborative culture. Then COVID-19 arrived – giving the city’s health and care managers just weeks to transform services. Matt Ross reports

27 April 2020 | By Matt Ross
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The NHS needs top-class leaders, but our approach to performance management and promotion filters out good managers in favour of brow-beaters and manipulators.

26 February 2020 | By Anonymous
The Sharp End
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To make sure your voice is heard, MiP has joined an independent commission looking at how the devolution of health and care services to city regions might work.

20 December 2019 | By MiP
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Liverpool University Hospitals Foundation Trust chief executive Simon Warburton

The creation of Liverpool’s new ‘mega-trust’ is an important part of the city’s regeneration, and central to moves to get public services working together. Matt Ross spoke to the trust’s new boss, Steve Warburton

19 December 2019 | By Matt Ross
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Whoever forms the next government, MiP will be unafraid to speak up for the core principles of the NHS and public service.

10 December 2019 | By Jon Restell
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1st Jul 2020
By Alison Moore
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MiP is campaigning for fair overtime payments for all NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis. Take our survey and tell us about the extra hours you’re putting in.
12th Jun 2020
By MiP
News
Free Pensions webinar for NHS staff in Wales
11.00am Thursday 17th September  
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