NHS Staff Council

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The national NHS Staff Council has overall responsibility for the Agenda for Change pay system and has representatives from both employers and trade unions.

Its remit includes:

  • maintaining the Agenda for Change pay system
  • negotiating any changes in core conditions for staff on Agenda for Change and reflecting these in the NHS terms and conditions of service handbook 
  • providing national support on interpreting the national agreement for employers and trade unions.

Representing employers

The chair for the employer side of the NHS Staff Council is currently vacant. The chair is supported by senior representatives from a range of NHS organisations which are outlined below and NHS Employers.

Membership

The NHS Staff Council and its executive committee are partnership groups, made up of employer representatives, nationally recognised trade unions, and NHS Employers.

The table below has details of the employer representatives on the NHS Staff Council.

Employer members of the NHS Staff Council

Name

Job title

Organisation

Vacancy (chair)
Jon Lenney (Acting employer side chair & also acting employer side chair of NHS Staff Council Executive Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
David Wherrett  Director of Workforce Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Louise Norris Director of Workforce, Organisational Development and Communications Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Steve Ned Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Dave Smith Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sandra Grant Director of People and Communications Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Kath Griffin Director of Human Resources City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Monica Green Director of Human Resources East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Jo Harvey

Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development

Wirral Community NHS Trust

Mike Jones Director of Human Resources University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Andrew Maloney  Director of Human Resources and Corporate Services Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oonagh Monkhouse Director of Workforce and Organisational Development Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
Kim Nurse Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Michael Pantlin Director of Workforce Development  Barts Health NHS Trust
Amanda Rawlings Director of People and Organisational Effectiveness Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Dean Wilson Director of Human Resources Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Emma Wood Executive Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

The Scottish Government, Health and Community Care, Welsh Assembly Government and The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) are also represented.

2016 meeting dates

The meeting dates for 2016 are:

  • Wednesday 16 March
  • Tuesday 5 July
  • Friday 18 November.

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