Welsh Partnership Forum Business Committee Membership, Meetings and Documentation

WPF BC Membership, Meetings and Documentation


Welsh Partnership Forum (WPF) Business Committee

The main function of the Welsh Partnership Business Forum Committee (WPFBC) is to support the progress and delivery of the business of the NHS Welsh Partnership Forum (WPF) in the development of service change and modernisation, service delivery and workforce strategy.  The WPFBC will manage and facilitate the business of the WPF and any associated Task and Finish Groups. 

The WPFBC membership comprises representation from each of the constituent parties - Welsh Government, NHS Wales Employers and trade unions/professional organisations. - The constituent organisations are responsible for agreeing the nominations to the WPFBC and in so doing ensure that participants reflect the diverse nature of the NHS Wales.

The WPFBC will have 3 Co-Chairs, the Workforce and OD Director Welsh Government, a representative from Workforce and Organisation Development Directors of and an elected Chair from the Trade Unions. The WPFBC Chairs will chair on a rotational basis.

Please see the link to Terms of Reference

  • Rachel Gidman - Workforce and OD Director (Vice Chair)
    Sarah Simmonds - Workforce and OD Director - (Vice Chair)
    Nicky Hughes - Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
    Emma Coles/Helen Arthur - Welsh Government
  • Rachel Gidman (Workforce and OD Directors)
    Sarah Simmonds (Workforce and OD Directors)
    Hywel Daniel (Workforce and OD Directors)
    Lisa Gostling (Workforce and OD Directors)
    Angela Lewis (Workforce and OD Directors)
    Gareth Hardacre (Workforce and OD Directors)
    Julie Rogers (Workforce and OD Directors)
    Sue Green (NHS Wales Employers)
    Andrew Davies (NHS Wales Employers)
    Andrea Thomas (NHS Wales Employers)
    Robert Bailey (NHS Wales Employers) Secretariat
  • Helen Arthur
    Emma Coles
    Annie Jones
    Chantelle Jenkins
    Angharad Steele
    Gillian Knight
    Sara Whittam
    Martin Mansfield
    Amber Courtney
  • Nicky Hughes - Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
    Tanya Bull - UNISON
    Richard Munn - UNITE
    Adam Morgan - Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
    Nathan Holman - GMB
    Peter Hewin - British Association and College of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
    Vicky Richards - Royal College of Midwives (RCM)
    Erica Stamp - British Medical Association (BMA)