Mon 25 Mar 2013


Trying to email us at MiP?

MiP is still experiencing difficulties with our email accounts – please bear with us

MiP is having difficulty receiving emails at the moment. If you emailed anyone at MiP since close of play on Thursday, and have not received a response we may not have received it. Please resend it and if you need to contact us urgetly, please telephone the person concerned. We apologise for any inconvenience. Click through on the headline for details.

Mon 18 Mar 2013


MiP urges employers not to blacklist redundant staff

Union responds to unfair attack on staff facing redundancy

MiP calls on NHS employers to confirm publicly that they will not operate a blacklist of people who have been made redundant in the latest re-organisation of the NHS.

Wed 06 Mar 2013


Training the healthcare workforce - have your say

Health Education England wants to hear your views on their strategic intent

In just 25 days Health Education England will officially come into being, taking responsibility for ensuring we have the right number of staff, with the right skills, values and behaviours to deliver high quality, compassionate care. They are seeking your views on how they should develop their strategic priorities.

Tue 05 Mar 2013


Help promote Climate Week

Activities are taking place in the NHS to publicise the campaign to slow climate change

From cycle to work days to projects highlighting the detrimental effect of carbon-intensive lifestyles on health and community well-being, thousands of healthcare staff are getting involved in Climate Week this week.

Thu 31 Jan 2013


Safeguarding care standards, dignity and compassion

MiP statement in advance of next week’s publication of the Francis Inquiry’s report

The response to Robert Francis’ report must address the central importance of high quality management, committed and motivated staff and listening to the patient’s voice. These are key factors in safeguarding care standards, dignity and compassion.

Thu 17 Jan 2013


Transition update – joint statement on transfer schemes

News for MiP members in PCTs, SHAs and ALBs in England

The HR Transition Partnership Forum has issued a joint statement about the latest position in the partnership discussions about the transfer schemes which will effect the transfer of staff into new organisations in April 2013. Some important differences remain and MiP and the other health unions are involved in urgent talks to ensure our members are protected. Click through on the title to see the statement.

Wed 02 Jan 2013


MiP Masterclass - Personal Impact: Stand and Deliver

Tuesday 22 January 2013, 2.15pm – 5.30pm, London NW3 3HY

New year - new skills. Discover how to produce a powerful and clear speaking voice in this half day masterclass at the Central School of Speech and Drama – and learn some secrets from the acting profession. Click through on the title for details.

Fri 21 Dec 2012


Season's greetings from MiP

Best wishes for Christmas and for a happy new year to all our members and friends

The MiP office is now closed for the festive break and will reopen on Wednesday 2 January. If you are a member needing urgent assistance during this time please telephone MiP Link on 0845 601 1144. We also have some useful briefings in the members' area of this website which might be of assistance.

Thu 20 Dec 2012


Transition update: transfer schemes, formal notice and public health

News for MiP members in PCTs, SHAs and ALBs in England

As Christmas approaches, many members working in SHAs, PCTs and some ALBs are receiving formal notice of redundancy. Don't panic - check out our briefing instead. Meanwhile, discussions continue over the detail of the transfer schemes, and we have an update for public health staff transferring to local authorities. Click through on the headline for more information.

Tue 18 Dec 2012


MiP consults on proposals for Agenda for Change

Let us have your views about the proposals and how they can be made to work

The NHS Staff Council has negotiated proposals for changes to the Agenda for Change agreement in England. The proposals have a particular impact on managers and we want to make sure managers’ voices are heard in the further discussions. Click through on the title for details.

Mon 03 Dec 2012


Trying to contact us by phone?

MiP telephones in head office were out of order for a while

They are back up and running, but you can also contact us in the head office by emailing . If you need to speak to the MiP national officer for your area click through on the headline above to get their number.

Wed 14 Nov 2012


Supporting managers to keep the NHS on track

MiP annual conference, Birmingham ICC, Friday 23 November 2012

Just one day to go to MiP's national conference. We've got a great line up of speakers and you can book a personal employment rights advice surgery. Click through on the title above for details.

Fri 19 Oct 2012


A future that works - TUC march and rally

MiP will be joining the TUC marches on Saturday 20 October

Tens of thousands of people from across the UK will be heading to London, Glasgow and Belfast on Saturday to take part in A Future That Works – the marches and rallies organised by the TUC, STUC and ICTU to call for an alternative economic strategy that puts jobs, growth and people first.

Mon 17 Sep 2012


MiP welcomes 2012 NHS management trainees

Trainees can join MiP for just £10 per year. Read why this is an offer you should not refuse

MiP is here to support you as you embark on your NHS career. We provide expert support, advice and representation, as well as the opportunity to network with over 6,000 healthcare managers, from other trainees to chief executives. Click on the headline to find out more.

Mon 20 Aug 2012


Transition update:MiP response to Nicholson letter

News for MiP members in PCTs, SHAs and ALBs

Following David Nicholson's letter to NHS system leaders about the transfer of management responsibility, MiP has sought assurances that no decisions affecting the employment status of our members will be taken until these proposals have been discussed further. Click through for further details and more transition news.

Mon 20 Aug 2012


Transition update: MiP issues advice to members on Nicholson letter

News for MiP members in PCTs, SHAs and ALBs

MiP has issued guidance to members in response to David Nicholson's letter on transition. Click through to our members' area for the advice

Thu 09 Aug 2012


Supporting managers to keep the NHS on track

MiP annual conference, Birmingham ICC, Friday 23 November 2012

This year’s MiP national conference will focus on managers and what they need to survive the pressures they deal with to keep the NHS on track. It is free to attend for MiP members and CPD certified. Click through for more details and to register.

Thu 02 Aug 2012


Transition update: national policy on transfers agreed

News for MiP members in PCTs, SHAs and ALBs in England

The national policy on transfers for the restructuring generated by the Health and Social Care Act has now been agreed. Click through for further details.

Thu 05 Jul 2012


MiP consults members on proposals for Agenda for Change in England

NHS Employers put forward proposals for changes to the national Agenda for Change agreement.

MiP is consulting members about the proposed changes to Agenda for Change arrangements for pay progression and pay during sickness absence, and urges employers not to jeopardise these discussions by considering a regional approach.

Thu 05 Jul 2012


Government confirms extension of Fair Deal for public service pensions

Staff transferred to independent sector to be able to retain membership of the NHS pension scheme

Changes to the Fair Deal will be introduced ‘by the autumn’ to allow staff subject to compulsory transfer to independent healthcare organisations to retain their membership of the NHS pension scheme. Discussions about key aspects of the new pension scheme continue.

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