Fri 20 Nov 2015

 Jon Restell

Stop sabotaging the frontline - free the back office

MiP chief executive issues warning to system leaders

Speaking at MiP's national conference on Wednesday, MiP chief executive Jon Restell warned that constant attacks on back office services were damaging frontline services and putting patient safety at risk.

Mon 09 Nov 2015


Respect for NHS managers - MiP's 10th anniversary conference

18 November 2015, Congress Centre, London WC1B 3LS

Book now for our tenth anniversary conference. It's free to attend for MiP members and CPD certified. There's a great line up of speakers, masterclasses and discussion groups on key issues. Click through for details and to register.

Fri 16 Oct 2015


NHS managers warn of adverse impact of trade union reforms

Managers have warned that the government’s Trade Union Bill could harm industrial relations and potentially harm patients

As the TU Bill goes through its committee stage in the Commons, senior managers in the NHS have warned that the proposals could pose a threat to the strong partnership working we have developed over the years. This is backed up by the responses to our survey which reveal widespread concern about the proposals

Fri 25 Sep 2015


Healthcare Manager - latest issue out now

The latest issue of MiP's magazine is on its way to members

This issue focuses on line managers - with excellent advice from interviewee Tricia Hart, top tips on how to be a great manager from Karen Lynas and the latest on staff wellbeing from Derek Mowbray

Thu 27 Aug 2015


Election of MiP national committee

Nominations open for the committee for the 2016-2017 term

Elections are now taking place for MiP's national committee to take office from January 2016 to December 2017. Click through for details and nomination forms

Thu 06 Aug 2015


Check off law would undermine partnership in the NHS

MiP responds to government announcement on union subscriptions in the public sector

The government's irresponsible assault on an uncontroversial arrangement would undermine the strong partnership between unions and employers in the NHS

Fri 31 Jul 2015


Government launches consultation on public sector exit payment cap

Details of proposed cap on redundancy payments published today

At a time when we are discussing problems in attracting and retaining high quality staff to keep our services safe and effective, the Government chooses to focus on its proposed cap of £95,000 on public sector redundancy payments. MiP is seeking members’ views to inform our response.

Thu 16 Jul 2015


Staff numbers, not pay, are greatest barrier to seven day working

MiP responds to today's report by NHS Pay Review Body

Agenda for Change's unsocial hours payments are no contractual barrier to seven day working, finds NHS Pay Review Body report, backing union evidence

Wed 08 Jul 2015


Pay policy ties hands of the NHS

MiP responds to today's emergency budget

Four more years of pay restraint won't help the NHS to recruit and retain the skilled staff needed for high quality patient care

Fri 26 Jun 2015


Learning through good practice – MiP seminar

Wednesday 1 July, 12.30 – 4.30pm, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

MiP is hosting this free seminar for health and care managers in Belfast. Participants will discuss effective patient engagement and personal resilience. Places are still available, so click through for details

Fri 26 Jun 2015


Healthcare Manager – summer issue out now

Celebrating ten years as the specialist trade union for health and care managers

The latest issue of MiP’s magazine celebrates our tenth anniversary as well as carrying features on the productivity challenge, new pension scheme, staff engagement and more.

Wed 27 May 2015


Government announces redundancy cap for public sector workers

Today's Queen’s speech signals further attacks on terms and conditions

When are hard working people not considered hard working people? When they are public service workers, seems to be the Government's answer as it confirms its intention to ‘end six figure pay offs’ for public service workers, claiming it will ensure ‘fairness for the taxpayer.’

Fri 24 Apr 2015


Who’d be a senior manager in the NHS?

MiP chief executive Jon Restell hits back at manager-bashing

Few people would survive the Daily Mail treatment and it deserves a push back on the way it distorts basic facts about managers’ pay in the NHS. The real problem is the politicisation of NHS managerial pay and the high levels of board vacancies. Jon Restell writes in the HSJ

Thu 16 Apr 2015


Book now for HSRN Symposium 2015

1-2 July 2015, Nottingham

Involved in Health Services Research? Book now for the Health Services Research Network’s annual symposium to hear about and discuss cutting edge developments with some of the leading health services researchers in the UK and internationally

Sun 12 Apr 2015


NHS takes centre stage in the general election

Politicians are making plenty of promises - what is the reality?

As we gear up for the general election, we expect more unfair attacks on NHS managers. MiP won't stand by and let this go unchallenged. Our HSJ-MiP management mythbuster and MiP briefing on NHS managers and the general election debunk the myths and set out the facts and figures.

Tue 31 Mar 2015


5 big myths about NHS managers debunked

Andy Cowper introduces the second stage of HSJ/MiP's Respect for NHS Managers campaign, in which we tackle head on myths about managers' role, number, visibility, accountability and pay

As the general election campaign gets underway we hold politicians to account - from the prime minister down - for what they say about NHS managers. Today's mythbuster follows on from December's letter from clinical, charity and patients leaders, calling on politicians to treat NHS managers fairly

Fri 27 Mar 2015


Agenda for Change pay awards announced

The good news is most staff get 1% - the bad news is that excludes most managers in England

The pay awards for 2015-16 NHS staff in England, Scotland and Wales have been announced. NHS managers and other senior staff in England have been singled out for unfair treatment compared to NHS colleagues and other public sector staff. MiP’s guidance note shows how the settlement for England affects managers and outlines our next steps

Tue 24 Mar 2015


Putting theory into practice

How to empower patients through high quality health information and support

Managers need practical ways to make health information more usable and patient-led. The Patient Information Forum’s 10th annual conference, taking place in London on Wednesday 1 July 2015, will help.

Sat 14 Mar 2015


NHS Pension Choice 2 - use it now

Choice 2 in England and Wales closes on Monday

If you work in England or Wales you have just two days left to make your decision under Choice 2. Use MiP's online flowchart to check your options and ensure you make the best decision. This could have a considerable effect on your income in retirement.

Mon 09 Mar 2015


MiP team visits East of England

We’ll be at various venues Tuesday 10 March – Thursday 12 March

The MiP roadshow is coming to East of England this week to meet members and other NHS staff to hear about your concerns and views. If you’re in the vicinity of Peterborough, Luton, Stevenage, Bedford or Cambridge come and see us. Click through for more details

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