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.

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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HPMA response to Chief People Officer appointment

 HPMA response to the appointment of Prerana Issar as Chief People Officer

Practical solutions – the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP)

One of the recent reforms to apprenticeships that directly affects employers is the new requirements to becoming a registered apprenticeship training provider (RoATP). Many employers are struggling with the complexity and stringent requirements that need to be met in order to become registered, and the daunting thought of not being able to register could have serious impacts on the ability to delivery effective apprenticeship programmes.

Effective Apprenticeships – ‘growing your own’

Case Study: West London NHS Trust
Developed in partnership with Healthcare Apprenticeship Standards Online and Health Education England

West London NHS Trust provides a full range of mental health, physical healthcare and community services for children, adults and older people in the region (caring for around 99,000 people each year), with over 3,300 staff – of which, there are more than 50 apprentices.

Welcome to HPMA

The Healthcare People Management Association is the professional voice of HR in healthcare.

Set up over 40 years ago, we now have over 4,000 members ranging from HR directors and deputy directors through to trusts and CCGs.


In the newsletter this month we welcome new President Dean Royles, hear from two new branch vice-

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