Resources

If you’re looking for helpful research, policy and guidance, examples of best practice and access to relevant and thought provoking videos – you’re in the right place! If you have a link to something that you think would be useful for others and you would like to see it featured here, please let us know.

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Promoting police resiliency through peer support

We recently came across an article published on www.policeone.com which outlines some general guidelines that an efficient peer support prog...

Measuring Wellbeing – NEF Handbook

This short handbook on measuring well-being is produced by the Centre for Well-being at NEF with input from NEF Consulting. By measuring t...

Mental health toolkit for employers

Mental health is an integral part of how we feel about our jobs, how well we perform and how well we interact with colleagues, and the publi...

How to use Oscar Kilo and The Blue Light Framework

We have created a short 'how to' video to help guide you through the brand new site and Framework. Oscar Kilo is a living site and we will...

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Psychological Risk Management: Introduction & Guidance

This paper provides an introduction and guidance to forces considering how to assess and manage areas of policing where there is a higher le...

Public Health England Government Buying Standards

This GBSF checklist will help you to check and monitor your food service provision against GBSF standards. Central government procurers dire...

Spirituality in the Service – Canon David Wilbraham reflects on the importance of support for staff

Spirituality in the Service Canon David Wilbraham, National Police Chaplain reflects on the importance of providing support for our staff. ...

IoD Policy Report – Mental Health in the Changing World of Work

In a hyper-connected world – in which work and ‘life’ aren’t so much balanced as they are increasingly integrated – employers must...

Discretionary Effort – A paper by Dr Ian Hesketh

Discretionary effort, or extra-role effort as it is sometimes called, is work we get from employees that they don’t necessarily have to gi...

Taking leave of our sickness – a new perspective

During a wellbeing intervention study, Ian Hesketh and Professor Cary Cooper from Lancaster University Management School introduce the conce...