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31 October, London 

The new look MiP Members' Summit 2017 will take place on 31 October. This event for members from across the UK will provide a full day of interactive training and practical workshops, debate about our union priorities and networking with other members. Please click through for more details and to register your place

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Tue 21 Nov 2017

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MiP National Committee By-elections

Nominations open tomorrow for four by-elections to the National Committee, MiP's main policy making body.

The National Committee formulates MiP policies on healthcare, the NHS and workplace relations – including negotiations, and the representation, recruitment and organisation of MiP members. Committee members are ambassadors of MiP, representing the union on public platforms and talking up issues that matter to you, upholding MiP’s values and maintaining our political neutrality.

Thu 02 Nov 2017

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MiP Summit 2017: Tide Turning on NHS Pay

Matt Foster reports from MiP's 2017 members summit on 31 October.

The “tide of consensus” on NHS pay is turning after years of austerity, attendees at MIP’s 2017 Members’ Summit were told, as Unison’s Sara Gorton set out how trade unions are pushing for lasting change at a time of political turmoil.

Fri 13 Oct 2017

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NHS funding: tell us where it hurts

MiP is encouraging members to talk about their personal experiences managing NHS services under financial pressure. Craig Ryan explains the thinking behind the new campaign and talks to two groups of managers at the sharp end of NHS funding cuts.

To win the argument for better NHS funding we need to talk about people, not just statistics. We need to talk about patients and the services they rely on, and about the NHS staff who do their best to deliver quality care however tough it gets.

Wed 11 Oct 2017

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Simon Stevens joins MiP's new-look Members Summit

Active Managers, Active Union: MiP Members Summit, Westminster Central Hall, 31 October 2017 9.30am to 6pm

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens heads the line-up of inspirational and influential speakers at MiP’s Members Summit – our exciting new annual event that puts working managers in the driving seat.

Wed 13 Sep 2017

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MiP Members' Summit: 31 October 2017

Join your colleagues at MiP’s Members’ Summit on 31 October 2017 in Westminster Central Hall.

Our exciting new-look annual event for members from across the UK is CPD certified and will include a full day of policy debate, interactive training and practical workshops.

Tue 29 Aug 2017

  

Building our network of local support

MiP’s first eight reps are already in action, following a successful pilot training course in May. The union’s development programme for reps and link members will offer you a new level of workplace support.

MiP’s first reps have taken up their roles following the successful pilot of our new training course in May. The course was attended by eight existing link members keen to develop their work representing and speaking up for MiP members in the workplace.

Fri 25 Aug 2017

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Our Health Heroes awards 2017

 

Following the success of the inaugural Our Health Heroes awards in 2016, this year's awards will recognise the hard work of even more of England’s Healthcare Heroes. Whether they’re support workers, apprentices, integrated teams or workforce planners, we don’t want their work to go unnoticed.

Thu 27 Jul 2017

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UNISON's tribunal fee verdict is a victory for everyone in work

MiP congratulates UNISON on its landmark win in the supreme court

‘This is a stunning win for access to justice and working people. If you still need proof trade unions are important in this country this is it. Without UNISON’s tenacious campaign in the courts, the regressive policy on tribunals fees would have remained with us.’

Thu 20 Jul 2017

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Government to review pay for managers in NHS “arm’s length” bodies

 

The government has agreed to a 1% pay award for senior managers working in arm’s length bodies (ALBs) of the Department of Health, after accepting the recommendations of the 2017 report from the Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB). Ministers also agreed to review the remit of the review body, in a move that could see its jurisdiction extended to very senior managers across the whole NHS.

Fri 14 Jul 2017

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Trusts with more managers perform better, study finds

New academic research finds NHS trusts with a higher ratio of managers have better patient outcomes and are more efficient.

Analysis of statistics from 150 acute trusts by researchers at Warwick, Bristol and Leeds found that trusts with a higher proportion of general managers did better on a range of measures including clinical outcomes, patient experience and efficiency.

Mon 19 Jun 2017

 Downing Street Letter

Unions join forces to press for end to NHS pay freeze

In an unprecedented joint letter to the PM, MiP and 15 other NHS unions have called for an end to pay cap and swift action to guarantee the rights of EU staff working for the NHS.

MiP and 15 other NHS unions have joined forces to urge the prime minister to use Wednesday’s Queen’s Speech to put an end to the public sector pay freeze and signal a change of direction in her government’s attitude to the NHS.

Tue 30 May 2017

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General Election 2017: Tell us your stories

Do you have a personal story to tell will help us show politicians what life for NHS managers on the frontline is really like?

We want to get our message out to politicians of all parties and influence the new government as it takes the big decisions on NHS funding and policy in its first few months. Do you have a personal story to tell will help us show politicians what life for NHS managers on the frontline is really like?

Tue 23 May 2017

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NHS redundancies risk wasting management talent

 

MiP chief executive Jon Restell has warned that the NHS will again lose valuable management talent in the latest round of reorganisation if it doesn’t find a better way to manage redeployment and redundancies across the system.

Mon 22 May 2017

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Restell calls for PM's salary benchmark to be scrapped

 

MiP chief executive Jon Restell has called for the next government to "retire" the policy of using the Prime Minister's salary as a benchmark for senior NHS pay, after the Health Service Journal revealed that the Treasury has approved more than 90% of requests to pay senior NHS managers more than Theresa May's £142,500 pay packet.

Thu 18 May 2017

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MiP 2017 General Election Toolkit

 

MiP has launched a toolkit to help members put forward our policy proposals and ask your local candidates to commit to representing your views in parliament should they be elected. You can download the toolkit here.

Tue 16 May 2017

  

MiP introduces local “reps” to boost support for members

MiP Chief executive Jon Restell outlines the union’s plan to build a network of MiP reps in workplaces across the UK.

MiP will pilot a new active member role, the “MiP representative”, throughout the rest of 2017. The new role has grown out of ‘advanced practice’ from our existing MiP link members and responds to the growing demand from some of them for more responsibility for the individual and collective representation of members.

Wed 29 Mar 2017

  

NHS Pay Review Body Report 2017 - MiP response

The union for senior NHS managers responds to yesterday's report and government announcement

MiP believes a pay award of 1% fails to value the hard work, goodwill and commitment of NHS managers and other staff, who are caring for patients under intense and growing pressure. It fails to match inflation, running at more than twice the level of the award, and fails miserably to respond to the rise in private sector average earnings of 3.1%.

Wed 29 Mar 2017

  

NHS Pay Review Body 2017: MiP Briefing Note

 

In its 2017 report, the review body supports MiP’s long-held view that the government needs an exit strategy from its current NHS pay policy. It warns that the 1% cap on pay rises in the NHS is coming under pressure due to rising inflation, significant supply shortages in some areas, and concerns about recruitment and retention which are shared by unions and employers.

Thu 23 Mar 2017

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MiP on the move

Temporary head office move for MiP

MiP and the FDA have moved into temporary office accommodation while building work is carried out on the new head office building at Ebbark House, near London Bridge.

Fri 17 Mar 2017

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Sexual orientation monitoring of service users

Get involved in focus groups to support roll-out of sexual orientation monitoring

An information standard has been agreed for sexual orientation monitoring of service users across the NHS and social care in England. Members are encouraged to attend focus groups to develop e-learning resources to support roll-out. The focus groups are in Leeds on 21 March, Birmingham on 22 March and London on 27 March.

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