2016 Annual UK Conference & Exhibition

HPMA UK Conference and Exhibition in Cardiff; Improving Health Through People
Wednesday 2 - Thursday 3 November 2016, Holland House Hotel and Spa


Click here for our programme or here for more details on our breakout sessions

HPMA promote an easy to use HR Competency Toolkit and have mapped all the conference sessions to the six competency areas and four competency levels  - find out more here.

See who exhibited this year, and check out our speakers.


Presentations, links and background from our fabulous speakers:


Plenary sessions:

Gavin Oattes, Tree of Knowledge - www.treeof.com 

Helen Buckingham, NHS Improvement improvement.nhs.uk/resources/

The relevance of diversity to governance and health outcomes Simon Fanshawe (diversitybydesign.co.uk) and David Cockayne (www.good-governance.org.uk)

President's address Daniel Elkins, Development Director HPMA

See something, say something – Denyze Harris, Somerset Partnership NHS Partnership Trust

Flu Fighters – Angharad Price, ABMU Health Board

Team based working – Dusty Millar & Sonia Sunner, Lincolnshire Community Health Services

Choose Cumbria – Karmini McCann, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Engagement – Kerry Eldridge, East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Enhancing Care & Compassion through Leadership Helen Knight, ABMU Health Board

Compassionate leadership for compassionate healthcare Michael West, Kings Fund

NHS staff financial pressure and the impact on performance, behaviour and attendance Tom Beaumont, Neyber


Panel sessions:

Brexit - leading people through change                 

SMF report  - referred to by Steven Toft and Udara Rasinghe 

NHS Employers briefing


HR Professional development

ASPIRE Programme HPMA London

Aspiring directors of workforce programme NHS Leadership Academy


How can our people make integration work?

Facing facts - referred to by David Holmes


Breakout sessions:

Once for Wales, Hazel Robinson, NWSSP

Interview skills, Sally Scales, NHS LEadership Academy

Leading people towards improvement, Jim Hearn, Chamberlain Dunn Learning

MHPS – Key challenges and solutions Alastair Currie and James Gutteridge, Bevan Brittan

Creating more positive workplaces Nick Grimshaw, Investigations by Design & Dr Shelly Rubinstein, Impact Consulting

Making an award winning entry Bethan Johnson, Academi Wales; Jill Evans, Aneurin Bevan UHB; and Hazel Robinson, NWSSP

How to deliver an integrated workforce: the practicalities Andrew Rowland and Jacqui Atkinson, Capsticks

UTheory & the power of conversation in achieving better healthcare Katherine Long, Consultant

Integration - Supporting leadership across organisational boundaries, Jennie McShannon, Tavistock Consulting

Who wants to be an HR Millionaire? Jog Hundle, Stuart Craig & Anne Adamson-Mills & Reeve

2016 Innovation Winner: Equalities Forum Theatre Group Sally Edwards, Derbyshire Community Health NHS FT

Case study: The power of mediation Rebecca Foreman, CMP Resolutions and Michele Lorimer, NHS Lothian


Movement to Work, a collaboration of UK employers that aims to tackle youth unemployment
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