New report reveals impact of burn-out and poor work-life balance

The Emergency Services Show, NEC, 7–8 September 2021 A new 18-month study of over 10,000 front-line workers highlighting the critical state of poor staff mental health across the emergency services sector will be launched at The Emergency Services Show at the NEC in Birmingham…

Firefighters fight mental health problems

Firefighters are particularly at risk of work-related stress and mental health problems because of the nature of their work. As a sector, there is increasing focus on the mental health and wellbeing of staff and TeamDoctor is delighted to be…

Hytera becomes an official charity and communications partner for Blue Light Cycle Club

On Thursday, 10 June 2021, the Blue Light Cycle Club (BLCC) and Hytera came together in support of emergency service and armed forces personnel. BLCC’s philosophy has always been that the promotion of wellness and methods to improve and protect…

Aico promote mental health and wellbeing at work

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Aico continues to raise awareness and reduce the stigma around mental health through their dedicated workplace programme. Mental Health Awareness Week is a national campaign to achieve change, fairness and respect surrounding mental…

Charity welcomes research into mental health impact of pandemic on UK fire service personnel

The continued need for The Fire Fighters Charity’s mental health support services has been highlighted today with the publication of research claiming that 65% of the UK’s fire and rescue service personnel have seen a deterioration in their mental health…

Fire Chief discusses mental health and sexism

The ‘hunky fireman’ image that has been a central feature of recruitment drives is putting women off joining forces across the nation. One of Britain’s highest-ranking female firefighters has revealed that women make up less than 7% of the nation’s…

Fire service champions mental health

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) is leading the charge in raising awareness and championing mental health within the fire and rescue community. The mission of MFRS is to achieve ‘Safer Stronger Communities – Safe Effective Firefighters’. In order to…

UK Fire and Rescue Services Sign up to Oscar Kilo Wellbeing Expertise

It is well documented, now more than ever, that emergency services staff work in an extremely challenging environment and are not only just frequently exposed to traumatic events but they face scenarios on a daily basis that the majority of…

Unique mental health video ‘a must-see’

This is the fire video that has been setting social media alight. The footage features Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters and officers talking about mental health, exploding myths and attempting to remove the stigma. It has been backed by…

Learn to manage life-changing conversations

British Safety Council offers training to help with mental health conversations According to a Business in the Community report, 60% of employees have experienced a mental health problem due to work and 31% have been formally diagnosed with a mental…

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