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6 Apr 2020
Dealing with COVID-19 deaths and bereavements
This piece is intended to bring to the fore some of the more specific issues and scenarios around death and bereavement that have become even more challenging in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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1 Apr 2020
Blog: Taking care of our essential workers
Dr Noreen Tehrani a leading British Psychological Society psychologist working with the National Police Wellbeing Service (NPWS) has written this blog considering how we can take care of our essential workers during the coronavirus outbreak.
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31 Mar 2020
Blog: COVID-19 leadership reflections
Andy Rhodes, Service Director for the NPWS and former Chief Constable of Lancashire Police, sets out some of the emerging lessons drawn from his own experiences and conversations with many other leaders from a variety of different sectors.
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25 Mar 2020
COVID-19 signposts
Throughout the pandemic you will see lots of information on the web and social media and you may be unsure on what is the best advice. We have put together a list of trusted organisations where you can get the most up to date national guidance on coronavirus.
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20 Feb 2020
Foundation occupational health standards
Our 'Foundation Occupational Health Standards for Police Forces' is a set of occupational health standards to ensure that health and wellbeing of officers and staff is better supported and there is more consistency across UK policing.
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29 Aug 2019
Blog: Resilience and wellbeing
"My biggest bug-bear around the concept of ‘resilience’ is that it often gets used to let others off the hook." Fiona Meechan
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26 Apr 2019
Mental health and wellbeing at work
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has teamed up with Mind to develop resources around Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace.
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26 Apr 2019
Trauma resilience in UK policing
The 'Trauma Resilience in UK Policing' project has been running between 2017 and 2019 in the sociology department at the University of Cambridge, sponsored and led by Police Care UK (formerly The Police Dependents’ Trust)
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26 Apr 2019
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 to develop this guidance that you can use following a traumatic incident.
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25 Apr 2019
Blog: 'The Empty Chair'
Brad Greenstreet has a strong interest in mental health and wellbeing in law enforcement. He has created a series of videos entitled ‘The Empty Chair’ after experiencing depression himself in 2017. The videos feature a number of officers sharing their own stories about mental health and were used in a campaign within his local force to raise awareness.
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