Care on Demand – new benefit under Group Insurance Scheme
This allows Federation members paying into the GIS, and eligible dependants, to arrange an appointment 24/7 with a General Medical Council (GMC) licensed GP, whether in the UK or while on holiday.
Force urged to invest in mental health first aid training
“I believe it would be worth the Force investing in this training; mental health is just as important as physical health. It really would be an investment in officers and staff but could actually lead to cost-savings in the longer-term,” says Steve.
Are you approaching retirement?
The programme of West Midlands Police Federation retirement seminars continues throughout 2020.
Force tutors: ‘We need to attract the right people for the right reasons’
A shortage of officers putting themselves forward to act as tutors prompted the Force to mandate officers to take on the role.
Officers have moral and legal duty to report near misses
Deano Walker was speaking after a Freedom of Information request by a media outlet revealed the Force made the largest single compensation pay-out to an officer injured in the line of duty paying more than £156,000 to an officer who fell from a stool or chair.