Promoting partnership working in the NHS

Midlands and East Partnership Conference - 27 March 2018

The Midlands and East partnership conference took place on 27 March at Kettering conference centre. 

The conference programme focused on three themes with an overarching focus on partnership working:

  • Staff retention
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Staff engagement 

Delegates had the opportunity to be:

  • challenged - discussed regional and local challenges and talked about how they can be solved in partnership to support staff retention across Midlands and East
  • inspired - heard about good practice and local case studies to take ideas and learning back to their workplace  
  • connected - networked with colleagues from three regional SPFs as well as colleagues from local employers in the NHS
  • informed - found out about the latest best practice and hear national updates from Health Education England, the national SPF and the NHS Confederation.

To access the presentations from the day, please click the links below:

Main stage

Midlands and East partnership conference 2018

Breakout sessions

Partnership working to engage the workforce, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals 

Freedom to speak up: NHFT experience, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 

Developing a compassionate attendance management approach in partnership, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Partnership working towards staff retention, Lincolnshire Community Health Services

Building trust through organisational development and working in partnership, East Midlands SPF