MiP 2012

sponsored by

Managers in Partnership Annual Conference

Wednesday 27 November
Congress Centre, London

Conference Programme
subject to change


Registration and exhibition viewing

Session 1:
Putting compassion into care


Welcome from the conference chair

Victoria Macdonald, Health Correspondent, Channel 4 News

Rob Gee, Big Difference Company


Welcome to MiP Annual Conference

Managers delivering quality care

Jon Restell, Chief Executive, MiP


In conversation

Delivering quality and compassionate care in the new NHS

Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP, Chair, Health Select Committee
Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health

followed by a Q&A

11.00 Refreshments
Session 2:
Involving patients and staff – quality engagement

Keynote Speech

Dame Julie Mellor DBE, Health Ombudsman


Panel session speakers include:

  • David Dalton, Chief Executive, Salford Royal NHS
  • Zoeta Manning, Chair, MiP National Committee
  • Annie Ingram, Director of workforce, NHS Grampian
  • Sheila Burston, Diabetes UK
12.45 Lunch and exhibition viewing
Session 3:
Activity sessions

An opportunity for all delegates to network and engage in discussion.

Activity 1: Interactive Seminars

Seminar 1: Strengthening personal resilience
Prof Derek Mowbray Director, Management Advisory Service

Seminar 2: Coaching as a management technique
Prof Elisabeth Paice, Chair, NW London Integrated Care Management Board

Seminar 3: Using appreciative inquiry to solve problems
Dr Tim Anstiss, The Academy of Health Coaching

Seminar 4: Workforce Development – the challenges facing NHS organisations
Ian Cumming, Health Education England

Activity 2: Network cafe – health managers in focus

To include discussions focusing on different sectors in the NHS, employment issues and equality.

Activity 3: Wellbeing Zone and Exhibition


  Welcome and feedback session with seminar leaders and Victoria Macdonald
Session 4:
Management standards and accountability

Keynote address

Chris Ham, Chief Executive, Kings Fund


Panel session speakers include:

  • Prof Derek Mowbray, Director, Management Advisory Service
  • Ann Radmore, Chief Executive, London Ambulance Service
  • Dr Peter Lees, Medical Director, Faculty of Medical Leaders and Management
  • Lisa Rodrigues CBE, Chief Executive, Sussex Partnership NHS Trust
Session 5:
Employment rights - national pay bargaining

Panel session with:

  • Jon Restell, Chief Executive, MiP
  • Gill Bellord, Director of Employment Relations, NHS Employers
  • Dave Penman, General Secretary, FDA
  • Christina McAnea, Head of Health, UNISON

Closing Remarks

Zoeta Manning, Chair, MiP National Committee


Drinks reception and delegates depart



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