90 days from today is Sun, 23 August 2020
The Northern Police Healthcare Scheme
Self funded scheme set up by a Trust Deed and administered by Northumbria Police Federation. The NYPF BB Secretary is a Trustee of the scheme which offers excellent value for money comparing the cost of premiums and the treatment covered. Subscribing Police Officers to the Healthcare scheme will also receive FREE POLICE TREATMENT CENTRE MEMBERSHIP. Membership of the scheme also offers exclusive access to 2 luxury holiday homes in Northumberland.
For more information please visit Northern Police Healthcare Scheme or contact Pauline Chapman on 0191 437 3000.
The Police Treatment Centres
The Police Treatment Centres is a registered charity which provides treatment and support, including intensive, police-specific, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, for injured and ill police officers and retired officers. Membership is currently £7.80 per month. If you are a subscriber and require physiotherapy information on how you can apply for treatment can be found here.
Link to our current gym membership offers can be found here. If you attend a gym not on the list and think a discount may be made available to the Police Family, please contact the Federation Office on 01423 866342.
C.O.P.S. (Counselling for Officers & Police Staff)
An independent and confidential counselling service is available at your Federation office on the first Thursday of every month.
No referrals are needed and is open to all serving police officers and police staff. The counsellor is independent of NYP and follows strict confidentiality rules. Speak with a professional when you need it.
Call the Federation Office on 01423 866342 to book an appointment.
Respite breaks are available to members of the Welfare Fund (past and present) at Fallbarrow Park or Limefitt Park in the Lake District. A slightly more limited amount of breaks are also available to members of the Group Insurance Scheme who may not, for whatever reason, be members of the Welfare Fund. Please contact the Federation office to enquire on 01423 866342. Further information on the properties is available here.
PMAS are also able to offer respite breaks...
"There are many reasons that members of the Police family need to take time out. You may be recovering from an illness, dealing with a mental health problem or coping with the impact of trauma, injury, stress or loss. Perhaps you’re retired and either suffering from or caring for someone with dementia"
The Police Treatment Centres
The Psychological Wellbeing Programme is a two week structured programme designed specifically for Serving Officers with mild to moderate anxiety and depression, and stress related issues.
When attending the Police Treatment Centres on the Psychological Wellbeing Programme you can expect to take part in group sessions in stress management, coping strategies, relaxation, sleep and mindfulness. Alongside these are group exercise sessions and also individual counselling and complementary therapy sessions.
Membership is currently £7.80 per month. Further information and how to apply for treatment can be found here.
RedArc Plus (available to Group Insurance Members only)
A telephone support service which provides access to a Personal Nurse Adviser for you and your family to provide support in the event of:
◊ Serious Illness
◊ Long Term Disability
◊ Support for people when discharged from hospital
◊ Your Personal Nurse Adviser will be able to assist with:
◊ Help in understanding the condition and all its implications
◊ Explain options for treatment
◊ Help to prepare for consultants appointment
◊ Explain medical terms in simple everyday language
◊ Help families to cope with consequences of illness
◊ Information and advice on home adaptations/specialist equipment
◊ Find suitable equipment & medical aids
◊ Provide information on entitlements from NHS
◊ Helping you to make as speedy recovery as possible and good long term management of their condition, or
◊ Simply a listening ear when you are feeling low, or want to talk to someone who is not emotionally involved.
At the discretion of the nurse, when clinically necessary they may be able to arrange extra help.
The RedArc service is free of charge to our Group Insurance members and confidential. If you think you may be eligible you should ring RedArc on 01244 625183 in normal business hours. (subscribing group insurance members only)
National Police Wellbeing Service.
The National Police Wellbeing Service has been created to provide support and guidance for all police forces to improve and build upon wellbeing within their organisation. It has been developed for policing, by policing and is designed to meet the unique needs of officers and staff.
It provides practical support for forces in eight key areas, they are;
We want every member of the police service to feel confident that their wellbeing is taken seriously and that they are properly supported by their organisation.
This area of the website is accessible to anyone with a .pnn email address so no matter what your rank or role, you can access all of the information and services we have to offer.
Please click here to access management tools, help and advice on how to cope and manage with stress.