Looking after yourself

It’s important to us that as well as supporting your organisation, we can help you as an individual too so we’ll be adding tools, resources and signposts that you can use for yourself or direct people to if you need to.

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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Menopause in the Workplace

Last year West Yorkshire Police and the Manchester Metropolitan University produced a report examining their female employees experienc...

Navigating the NHS

As well as delivering live services, the National Police Wellbeing Service is also focussed on developing capability that optimises or enhan...

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Every Mind Matters

Public Health England has launched ‘Every Mind Matters’, the first national NHS mental health campaign. We don’t need to wait unt...

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Self-Support Techniques after a Traumatic Incident

Police Care UK (formerly The Police Dependents’ Trust) have worked in partnership with the Police Federation and Oscar Kilo and developed ...

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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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ONLINE LEARNING – MindFit Cop

Policing is hugely demanding. Officers and staff are frequently exposed to things that most people will never experience. Mindfulness traini...

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...

Real Stories – The View From a Roads Policing Officer

This is the story of a Roads Policing Officer, who talks about balancing a stressful day job with caring for her autistic daughter at home. ...