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Sharing the learning from the Upbeat! Raising the game in police wellbeing conference

In March this year, Oscar Kilo and the NPCC partnered with the Police Dependants’ Trust on their 2nd annual conference on police wel...

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Trauma processing and resilience in operational policing may be closer than we think – A blog by Dr Jess Miller

Dr Jess Miller is Research Fellow at the Police Dependants’ Trust and the University of Cambridge and lead for the Trauma Resilience in UK...

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Improving Met Wellbeing – Health Needs Assessment Survey Launched

I am pleased to announce after months of preparation this March we have finally launched the Improving Met Wellbeing Survey which follows Pu...

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Summary: Upbeat! Raising the game in police wellbeing conference

Over 200 delegates from across the UK policing sector attended the Upbeat! Conference on Tuesday 13th March, hosted by the Police Dependant...

John Sutherland publishes parting blog – ‘A Retirement Speech’

A blog written by John Sutherland has been published this week as he retires from the service after 25 years in the job. Since 2015, he h...

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Time to Talk Day – Blog by Chief Constable Andy Rhodes

Today is an important day , it’s another opportunity to stand up and say it’s ok to talk about how healthy our minds are. Nobody is sure...

A healthy workforce in the emergency services – By Linda Hindle, Public Health England

Public Health England's National Engagement Lead for Police, Fire and Ambulance Services, Linda Hindle, shares her views on the importance o...

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BBC Newsnight: 124 firefighters receive counselling after Grenfell tragedy

BBC Newsnight have published a short video featuring London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton and firefighter Ricky Nuttall who both s...

MP Nick Hurd (From Police Professional)

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Policing Minister Nick Hurd chairs roundtable to discuss world leading welfare support for policing

Photograph: Home Office / Police Professional A roundtable event took place on 16th January in Westminster chaired by policing Minister Ni...

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Police analyst shares her experience with anxiety and depression

Natalie, an intelligence analyst for Northumbria Police has shared her story through the Time to Change campaign and talks about her struggl...