New HPMA president announced

New HPMA president announced

Our Vision: Improving health through people

Yesterday (26 April) HPMA President Deborah Tarrant launched the new Healthcare People Management Association vision and strategy 'Improving health through people' at The Royal National Hotel in Bloomsbury, London find out more here.

 As many of our 2016 awards finalists face judging panels today, the HPMA community can reflect on the start of a new era, setting the culture for great people management.

NHS Professional Development Strategy

The national HR Professional Development Strategy (PDS) supports the development of the NHS HR profession and aims to promote the impact and influence of NHS workforce leaders.
The strategy is being developed with and for NHS workforce leaders and as part of this we have already published the Director of Workforce Role Remit and Map of Influence.

New VP for the North West branch announced

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 will be working closely with the previous VP Nicky Ingham who will be taking on the role of deputy. Here Janet tells us about her new role and what she hopes to provide for members.

Annual Conference Workshop Streams


Please click here for a breakdown of each stream session. 

Please complete the below to confirm your workshop choices by 24 May. All workshops will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. 


May HPMA newsletter

Welcome to the May edition of the HPMA membership newsletter. This month we have Deborah Tarrant's reflections on her presidency. Sam Allen Chief Executive at Sussex Partnership NHS Trust looks at important steps to take on closing the gender pay gap and Capsticks focus on the impact of flexible working on the gender pay gap.Helen Conway at NHSI talks about her AHP ESR pioneers and we welcome words from new VP for Wales, Claire Vaughan. This and more from Neyber on reducing financial stress, caring for yourself with Boo Consulting and Finegreen consider the Interim v FTC debate.

North East Branch

A North East branch of the HPMA has been established, with Morven Smith leading the branch as Vice President, Alan Sheppard and Rachel Metcalf as Deputy Vice Presidents and a range of staff from organisations across the region as committee members including NELA. The committee members details are available on request from the branch secretaries or

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April HPMA newsletter

In the newsletter this month we welcome new President Dean Royles, hear from two new branch vice-presidents and highlight NHS Streamlining Week with the ESR programme team  - not to mention articles on menopause at work, leadership and an insight into just how much our executive director Nicky Ingham has been getting out to meet with members across the UK.

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March HPMA newsletter

March HPMA newsletter


The March issue HPMA newsletter has been kindly sponsored by The Open University, and brings you articles from Apprenticeship Week, an immigration update and plenty of association news.

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Welcome to the May edition of the HPMA membership newsletter.

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