Mental Health: Supporting NHS Workforce Resilience
- 08:30 - 17:05
- Pendulum Hotel & Manchester Conference Centre
Amanda Oates is one of the pioneering NHS Directors of Human Resources and Organisational Development in the North West. Her extensive experience includes Director level posts in a number of NHS trusts and she has operated at the most senior board levels since 2008.
Since joining Mersey Care NHS FT she has transformed the way that the trust delivers its workforce function, and has received external endorsement from the highest levels in her profession most recently leading her team to win the Organisational Development Team of the year in 2019, Workforce Well Being in 2018, PPMH Awards, Best Learning and Development in September 2018 CIPD and in June 2018, the Trust won the National SPF Award for Partnership working for the implementation of the Just & Learning Culture at the HPMA Awards. Amanda also won the HPMA Human Resources Director of the year for 2018 and in 2020 were Highly Commended in the HSJ value awards. In 2020 the trust won the Public category in the Business Culture Awards 2020 for their civility and respect campaign.
Amanda’s passion for getting the best from everyone permeates everything she does for her colleagues going way beyond the normal expectations of her role.