News

In the news area of the HPMA website we highlight association news but also bring you text feeds (RSS and Twitter) from popular professional publications (eg HSJ, Personnel Today) and key healthcare organisations (NHS Employers, NHSConfederation, DH). Click on a story, in the main page or left hand columns to find out more.....

The new VP for the North West branch is Janet Wilkinson, who is Director of HR, Organisational Development and Education at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. She...
Workers with degrees who identify as black, African, Caribbean, or black British earn 23 per cent less than their white counterparts on average, according to analysis from the TUC....
NHS plans to introduce a new nursing role will not solve the drastic shortage of skilled nurses across the health service, Unison has warned, and risks adding greater confusion for...
NHS Employers is encouraging staff to access their Total Reward Statement (TRS), with a new leaflet that shows staff how to access their TRS and what information it contains. The leaflet is...
Junior doctors in England will take a second day of action after contract talks ended without agreement, the BMA has announced.
 
Action will take place from 8am on...
Monitor, the Trust Development Authority (TDA) and NHS England have run an eight-week consultation on a new freedom to speak up whistleblowing policy for the NHS, designed to help...
 
The majority of HR focuses on retirement planning rather than helping over-50s to use their skills and expertise for the benefit of the business, according to research from Ashridge...
 
The HPMA London Academy team are looking for facilitators and participants for their action learning sets for 2016.
 
Action learning sets are a simple and...
As part of the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), the government has published its response to the apprenticeship levy consultation. 
 
The levy will come into effect in...
As measures to cap what NHS trusts can pay agency workers came into force today, agency bodies warned the changes would ‘make staff shortages worse’.
 
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