Promoting partnership working in the NHS

July 2016 SPF Wider Group - key comms

At the SPF Wider Group meeting on 12 July, Ministerial Chair Ben Gummer spoke about the EU referendum result and the importance of EU workers to the NHS. Minister asked all SPF members to show their continued support for EU colleagues at this time. Discussion items included the Workforce Race Equality Standard, an update on the SPF programme of work to tackle bullying and harassment, NHS England’s healthy workplaces programme, and a presentation from West Midlands region on their Cultural Ambassadors programme, a finalist in this year’s HPMA awards. Colleagues updated the meeting on establishing a 7-Day services subgroup of the SPF, and there was a brief item encouraging honours nominations from the wider NHS and specifically from BME groups.

Read the key comms from the meeting here.