Blogs

Hear from some of the leading names in Wellbeing from across the country

BLOG – Covid-19 and Mindfulness, a resource for Police Officers and Staff

Rachel Blackwell talks about how she got into mindfulness and why she thinks it is a useful part of any police officer’s kit - especially...

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BLOG – Taking care of our Essential Workers

Dr Noreen Tehrani a leading British Psychological Society psychologist working with the NPWS has written this blog considering how we can t...

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BLOG – COVID-19 Leadership Reflections

Chief Constable Andy Rhodes, Service Director for the NPWS has written this blog setting out some of the emerging lessons drawn from hi...

BLOG – Covid-19 – What’s worrying our people?

Blog by Chief Constable Andy Rhodes, Service Director for the NPWS. Frontline officers and staff are playing a critical role in the ...

BLOG – ‘Check and Change’ early detection of breast cancer by DS Tara McGovern

Detective Superintendent Tara McGovern is currently on sick leave, from the Metropolitan Police following a breast cancer diagnosis. In her ...

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BLOG – Stress within the working environment by Marie Gresswell

Hi, My name is Marie Gresswell I am currently a serving Detective Chief Inspector for Bedfordshire Police and this is my very first blog Pol...

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BLOG – Resilience and Wellbeing by Fiona Meechan

My biggest bug-bear around the concept of ‘resilience’ is that it often gets used to let others off the hook.  A colleague shared ...

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BLOG – Mental Health Awareness Week by Dr Ian Hesketh

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Over recent years we have been working tirelessly to ensure UK policing is equipped to support an...

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BLOG – The Empty Chair by DS Brad Greenstreet

Detective Sergeant Brad Greenstreet is an officer in the New Zealand Police who has a strong interest in mental health and wellbeing in law ...

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How yoga changed my life – Blog by DC Kate Suffolk

Kate Suffolk is a DC in the Metropolitan Police - She has been in the job since 2002 and following a period of depression and anxiety three ...