Welsh Partnership Forum

Developing, supporting and delivering workforce policies at a national, regional and local level.

The Welsh Partnership Forum is a tripartite group, sponsored by the Welsh Government.

It consists of representatives from:

  • The recognised healthcare trade unions for NHS Wales;
  • Representatives of senior management for NHS Wales; and 
  • Representatives from the Welsh Government.

The main purpose of the Welsh Partnership Forum is the development, support and delivery of workforce policies on a national, regional and local level. The Welsh Partnership Forum provides strategy leadership on partnership working between employers and employee representatives.

It is also involved in all aspects of strategic implementation including:

  • planning
  • education
  • recruitment
  • retention
  • development; and
  • support of NHS Wales staff.

Fforwm Partneriaeth Cymru

Mae Fforwm Partneriaeth Cymru yn grŵp tridarn, a noddir gan Lywodraeth Cymru.

Mae’n cynnwys cynrychiolwyr o’r meysydd canlynol;

  • Yr undebau llafur gofal iechyd cydnabyddedig ar gyfer GIG Cymru
  • Cynrychiolwyr uwch reolwyr GIG Cymru
  • Cynrychiolwyr o Lywodraeth Cymru.

Prif ddiben Fforwm Partneriaeth Cymru yw datblygu, cefnogi a chyflwyno polisïau’r gweithlu ar lefel genedlaethol, rhanbarthol a lleol. Mae Fforwm Partneriaeth Cymru yn darparu arweinyddiaeth strategol ar waith partneriaeth rhwng cynrychiolwyr cyflogwyr a chyflogeion.

Mae hefyd yn ymwneud â phob agwedd ar weithredu strategol yn cynnwys;

  • cynllunio
  • addysg
  • recriwtio
  • cadw staff
  • datblygu
  • cefnogi staff GIG Cymru.

Members of the Welsh Partnership Forum

    • Dr Andrew Goodall (Joint Chair), Director General for Health and Social Services / NHS Wales Chief Executive
    • Helen Arthur, Director of Workforce and Corporate Business
    • Emma Coles, Deputy Director, Workforce and Organisational Development
    • Gemma Nye, Head of Sustainable Workforce
    • Annie Jones, Head of Sustainable Workforce
    • Stephanie Sampson, Health, Wellbeing and Contracts Senior Policy Manager
    • Chantelle Herbert, Pay, Contracts and Partnership Policy Manager
    • Darren Lewis, Pay, Contracts and Partnership Policy Officer 
    • Charlotte Cosserat, Head of Local Government Sustainability
    • Karen Higgins, Workforce Partnership Council Joint Secretariat
    • Gillian Knight, Nursing Officer Safety, Reg & Service Dev
    • Richard Tompkins, Director of Workforce & Organisational Development, NHS Employers 
    • Andrew Davies, Policy and Development Manager, NHS Employers
    • Sarah Abraham, Programme Manager, NHS Employers
    • Nikki Hughes, RCN
    •  Paul Summers, UNISON
    • Stefan Senese, UNISON 
    • Dawn Ward, UNISON 
    • Nadia Probert, UNISON 
    • Jan Tomlinson, UNISON
    •  Richard Munn, UNITE 
    •  Kevin Tucker, SoR
    • Adam Morgan, CSP 
    • Paul Gage, GMB
    • Nathan Holman, GMB
    • Peter Hewin, BAOT
    • Vicky Richards, RCM
    • Helen Rogers, RCM
    • Diana Scottbrown, COP
    • Geoffrey Armstrong, FCS
    • Sam Aitkenhead, BOS
    • Steve Austin, BDA
    • Alun.McLean, BDA (dentist)
    • Gareth Howells, HCSA
    • Sam Crane, MiPH
    • Rachel Podolak, BMA
    • Michael Redman, Assistant Director Therapies & Health science/DM Pathology
    • Adrian Thomas, Executive Director Of Therapies & Health Sciences
    • Sue Green, Executive Director of Workforce & Organisational Development
    • Nick Lyons, Medical Director
    • Steve Moore, Chief Executive
    • Alex Howells, Chief Executive
    • Julie Rogers, Deputy CEO & Director of Workforce & Organisational Development, HEIW
    • Angie Oliver, Deputy Director of Workforce & Organisational Development, HEIW
    • Huw George, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Operations & Finance
    • Alison Davies, Executive Director of Nursing & Midwifery
    • Julie Rowles, Director of Workforce & Organisational Development, Powys THB
  • Claire Vaughan, Director of Workforce & Organisational Development, WAST