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WeCops – Austerity and trauma in Policing and links to wellbeing

A #WeCops chat took place on Wednesday 6th December based around Austerity and Trauma in policing. The chat explored the significant effects...

Mind charity launches #OurBlueXmas

The charity 'Mind' have launched the #ourbluexmas campaign and throughout December will be sharing peer support resources, opportunities and...

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Musculoskeletal Health: A Partnership Approach – By Ginder Narle

Musculoskeletal conditions affect over 10 million people and are the leading cause of disability in England, according to the Global Burden ...

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Police Stress – BBC Radio 5Live Investigates

BBC 5 Live ‘Investigates’ broadcast an hour long programme yesterday (3rd December) focussing on the psychological pressures on front li...

Real Stories – The View From a Call Handler

This is the story of a police staff call handler who came forward to share her experiences in the hope it might encourage others to speak up...

Real Stories – The View From a Covert Protection Officer

This is the story of a police staff member working in a Covert Protection Team. He came forward to share his experiences of a stressful, all...

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World Mental Health Day 2017

In the last few years, the profile of both physical and mental health has been raised, emerging from a variety of sources such as staff asso...

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Nine-point stress plan launched by Police Federation

A nine-point stress plan has been launched by the Police Federation to help forces better prioritise on officer wellbeing. This plan was ...

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Police Federation publish pay and morale survey 2017

Many police officers, although feeling prouder than ever to be part of the police service, have grown more demoralised as they feel “under...

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Blog by Sarah Jane Lennie: My Research

This is the second part of a blog written for Oscar Kilo by Sarah Jane Lennie, a serving police officer on a career break after fifteen year...