• New rules to serve up better food for NHS patients and staff

    A new report by the Hospital Food Standards Panel recommends five legally-binding food standards for the NHS and hospitals will be ranked on food quality as part of a wide-ranging drive to raise standards of hospital food across the country

    Access the full report 

  • IHM Scotland Conference 2014: Building Effective Relationships

    The Beardmore Hotel and Conference Centre, 9th and 10th October.

    IHM Scotland’s 16th Annual Conference and Exhibition 2014 in co-sponsorship with the Scottish Health Board Chairs Group

    Book your place now


  • "Sharing the Message" - An Interview with Sir David Dalton

    Sir David Dalton, Chief Executive of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, says that being authentic and having a deep understanding of the environment in which they operate are two key attributes which leaders need to pay attention to if they want staff to give their discretionary effort to the goals of their organisation.

    Read the Interview here
  • Over half of managers have doubts about integrated care

    The results from our latest survey of IHM members is out now. Find out what our members think about integrated care, their organisation's future ability to deliver safe and compassionate care, and whether patient care is suffering.

    Full survey results


  • Post Graduate Certificate in Health Service Leadership

    A new programme designed to enable individuals to gain an in-depth understanding of the key principles and practice of leadership in a health and social care setting and develop the skills and knowledge needed to be a proactive, supportive and resilient leader.

    Find out more


  • Recognition and professionalism for healthcare management

    IHM is one of the largest representative organisations for individual healthcare managers in the UK. We are dedicated to supporting healthcare managers to develop and uphold high standards of practice throughout the industry.

    Find out more about becoming a member of IHM

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Upcoming Events

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    Leadership in Healthcare - Where now/where next?

    BMI The Park Hospital

    An discussion with Prof Mike Cooke CBE about the current state of leadership and where we should take it.

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    IHM Wales Meeting

    St Cadoc's Hospital

    IHM Wales are holding an afternoon meeting with IHM Chief Executive, Shirley Cramer, to discuss the plans and strategy for the IHM.

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IHM News and Policy

  • Blog: Creating a sense of urgency for change

    Kevin Clarke, Graduate Management Trainee (HR & Organisational Development), Health & Social Care Northern Ireland, says managers need to inject a sense of urgency into delivering change

    1 September 2014

  • Blog: Scottish independence: are you with us or against us?

    Ian Beach, International Consultant in Health Care Management, argues that NHS Scotland will be better placed to face future challenges as part of the UK but with greater devolution

    22 August 2014

  • Addressing the realities of whistle-blowing

    It is perhaps naïve to think that a good policy alone can make it easy for an employee to stand up and expose the failings of individuals or an organisation, and it should surely be recognised that it can be far harder for some to do this than others.

    14 August 2014

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