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People Management the Legal Framework (PMLF)

Programme aim

The programme aims to help managers understand and operate key human resource policies and procedures to improve employee performance, motivation and commitment; contributing to high quality patient care.

The virtual programme:

  • gives a brief overview of the legal framework governing employer and employee relations
  • illustrates how employment statutes impact on the people role of the line manager
  • demonstrates how using HR policies serves to comply with legislative requirements and is central to staff motivation, commitment and high quality performance

Learning objectives

After completing this programme you should understand your role and responsibilities as a manager in relation to:

  • employee performance
  • managing employee grievances
  • managing attendance
  • equal opportunities
  • dignity at work
  • trust in care
  • management of atypical contracts


Four half days, with a one hour introduction to the programme.

Targeted participants

Line managers, clinical and non-clinical, with management responsibilities.

Programme requirements

This virtual programme is an interactive and participative programme. Participants will be engaging with each other and with the facilitator in discussion and in group work. You will need to be able to see and hear each other throughout the programme.

To facilitate the best learning experience for all participants, you should only sign up for a programme if you have a laptop or PC with a camera, audio and a reliable internet connection. Using a tablet or mobile phone is not recommended. These do not allow you to access all the functionality needed to participate in the programme.

NMBI Category 1 approval

Upon completion of the People Management the Legal Framework programme, nurses and midwives registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), shall be awarded 16 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

CORU Continuous Professional Development

Upon completion of the People Management the Legal Framework programme, health and social care professionals registered with CORU can identify this programme as a suitable continuous professional development (CPD) activity for their role. CPD credits may then be allocated based on the new or enhanced learning associated with the activity.

View dates and book a place

How to book Leadership, Learning and Talent Management (LLTM) programmes on HSeLanD


Louise Galvin
Phone: 086 381 1513

Contact Leadership, Learning and Talent Management (LLTM)

Phone: 01 8817 038 or 01 881 7085

For HSeLanD technical or user assistance contact the support desk:

Phone:048 9064 0445