Protecting the Workforce

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Managing sickness absence in the police service

The Home Office and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are working together to reduce the number of working days lost to ill health and/o...

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Suicide prevention and postvention toolkits for employers

Business in the Community has partnered with Public Health England to produce an online interconnected suite of toolkits to help every organ...

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Officer welfare and protection top the bill in ‘Above and Beyond’ show

The Police Federation in partnership with ITN Productions have produced 'Above and Beyond', an online 60-minute news and current affairs-sty...

‘Valuing the men and women of our emergency services’ – Interview with TV’s Nick Knowles

The Oscar Kilo Team had the chance to speak to TV’s Nick Knowles who told us all about his personal connection through having friends in ...

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...

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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...

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. ...

Healthy workplaces: improving employee mental and physical health and wellbeing

NICE -  The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has produced guidance to improve the health and wellbeing of employees, with...

Police Federation – Officer Health and Wellbeing Guidance Booklet

"A healthy service is a productive service". National Police federation have produced a 'first steps' guidance booklet for officers about...