As the findings from the pay review body are made public with some stark submissions on mental health, our Wellbeing Lead Belinda Goodwin delves into what more must be done from proactive support to funding.
Oscar Kilo, the National Police Wellbeing Service (NPWS), is there to provide support and guidance for all police forces to improve and build upon wellbeing within their organisation. Their services have been developed for policing by policing and they are designed to meet the unique needs of officers and staff.
It has been two years of the Covid-19 pandemic and it remains a matter of concern. PFEW Health and Safety Lead Mark Andrews enumerates the challenges faced by police officers in general, and Long Covid in particular, as the virus keeps evolving.
National Chair Steve Hartshorn shares his observations about 139,000 police officers, who have been consciously denied a real term pay rise for 11 years, policing the UK's biggest train strike in 30 years.
Tiff Lynch, Deputy National Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, considers the current crisis in policing.
PS Matt Slade, Equality Lead for Essex Police Federation and Chair and co-founder of the Essex Police Men’s Forum, shares his experience and tells us why a support network for men is needed in the police service.
For Men’s Health Week, Zac Mader, Secretary of the Race Religion and Belief Group and member of the Wellbeing Group tells us about the importance of being aware of psychological and physiological issues faced by male police officers and the need for seeking professional support to address them.
Chair of PFEW's LGBTQ+ Equality Group, Ian Ashton speaks on the importance of Pride Month, the work being done by the group and his own journey to coming out.
D&C Sergeant and Fed rep Sue Honeywill talks about her struggles publicly for the first time as she continues to recover following a harrowing incident where she was driven at and struck by a car.
To mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, our Wellbeing Secretary Belinda Goodwin highlights what more needs to be done by forces.
This International Women's Day, we are committed to help in 'Breaking the Bias'
January’s third Monday, “Blue Monday”, is thought to be the most depressing day of the year. Spoiler: it isn’t.
North Wales nurse helps colleagues combat prostate cancer by setting up local testing events with support of Chiefs and fed