The national conference and annual HPMA awards dinner was held in Manchester on 6 & 7 June 2019. 

Future Thinking: The conference was an action-packed couple of days with the winners of the prestigious HPMA Awards announced at the Awards ceremony on 6 June - you can take a look at the Winners' Guide here


With thanks to our speakers:

  • John Amaechi OBE, organisational psychologist, Chartered Scientist, New York Times best-selling author and CEO of APS, a leadership consultancy working in Europe & the US
  • Prerana Issar, Chief People Officer for NHS, NHS England and NHS Improvement
  • Dean Royles, President, HPMA 
  • Julie Rogers, Director of Workforce & OD and Deputy Chief Executive and Medical Director, Health Education and Improvement Wales
  • Dr Stephen Moir, Executive Director of Resources, The City of Edinburgh Council
  • Peter Cheese, Chief Executive, CIPD
  • James Devine, Chief Executive, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Helene Donnelly OBE, Ambassador for Cultural Change/Freedom to Speak Up Guardian, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Nicky Ingham, HPMA Executive Director
  • Karen Grave, PPMA President
  • Amanda Oates, Executive Director of Workforce, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust & HPMA Awards HR Director of the Year 2018
  • Andrew Foster CBE, Chief Executive, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cheryl Brooker, Coach and Leadership & Team Development Facilitator
  • Sarah-Jane Dale, Chief Operating Officer, Affina OD 
  • Joanne Davidson, Associate Director of Workforce, Organisational Effectiveness & Learning, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Patrick Moulsdale, Head of Mediation and Training, CMP Resolutions
  • Dr Anas Nader, CEO & Founder, Patchwork
  • HPMA Awards HR Team of the Year 2018: NHS Dumfries and Galloway
  • Shelly Rubinstein, HPMA Trustee and Chief Executive, Impact
  • Jenny Allen & Laura Smith, Director of Workforce, OD & System Development, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Tracey Hampton-Smith, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, North West Boroughs NHS Foundation Trust
  • Rachel Cowley, People & OD Business Partner, North West Boroughs NHS Foundation Trust
  • Grace Birch, Associate Director of IM&T, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
  • Helen Conway, AHP Workforce Improvement Lead, NHS Improvement
  • Maggie Morgan-Valentine, Head of Diversity, West London NHS Trust & HPMA Awards winner 2018
  • Kay Fawcett OBE, Education Lead & Clinical Advisor, Helpforce and Dr Allison Smith, Head of Strategy & Development (RVS), Helpforce
  • Jon Parry, Head of Research, Skills for Health
  • Nicola Boyle, Director, Delve OD
  • Morgan Lowe, Physiotherapy Team Lead and Chief Nurse Clinical Fellow, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Daphne Doody-Green, Head of CIPD Northern England, CIPD
  • Joanne Marshall, Director of HR & OD, University of Bradford
  • Becci Martin, Director & Executive Coach, Boo Coaching & Consulting
  • Myra Weir, Director of HR & Corporate Affairs, South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust
  • Julie Bishop, Headhopper, Jobhop




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