Rob MacDougall appointed as new People Programme Executive
Rob MacDougall, Director of Community Safety and Chief Fire Officer at Oxfordshire County Council, has been appointed National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) People Programme Executive. The appointment follows the departure of Ann Millington, Chief Executive for Kent Fire and Rescue…
NFCC launch Standard Data Collection Requirements to support Home Fire Safety Visits (HFSVs)
Since NFCC’s launch of the Person Centred Framework, fire and rescue services (FRSs) across the United Kingdom have been adopting the standards and methodologies documented within the Framework. Following this success, a standardised data collection system to support Home Fire…
Four new tools showcasing sector best practice launched by NFCC’s People Programme
National Fire Chiefs Council’s People Programme has launched four new tools to support fire and rescue services in the selection, recruitment, nurturing and growth of diverse talent. The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Hub, Recruitment Hub, Talent Management Toolkit and Coaching…
HWFRS donates equipment and fire appliance to Ukraine
Over the weekend, Hereford & Worcester FRS (HWFRS) contributed to an NFCC initiative to deliver kit and equipment safely and quickly to Ukraine to support the Ukrainian Fire & Rescue Services response to the emerging crisis. Two Service volunteers drove…
UKRAINE International Technical Assistance: equipment checklist – urgent
Following a request to support Ukraine, NFCC have requested that suppliers and providers associated with the wider fire sector scope out what equipment might be available for urgent deployment to Ukraine. The equipment should be fit for purpose and readily…
NFCC’s Digital and Data Programme lead on game-changing project for the UK Fire and Rescue Service
The National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) Digital and Data Programme is commencing the final stage of delivering a national data analytics capability that will make efficient and effective use of data to support current and emerging needs of the UK…
Taking a proactive approach to Carbon Monoxide prevention throughout 2022
Latest research conducted with UK heating engineers identified a significant increase in the number of dangerous appliances across the nation being installed or poorly maintained due to the repercussions of Covid-19, with many individuals delaying crucial annual servicing. Steve Boggis,…
Dräger secures position on NFCC Emergency Response Equipment framework
Dräger has earned a place on the Emergency Response Equipment and Associated Services Framework agreement C00268, awarded by the NFCC Fire Commercial Transformation Programme along with the lead contracting Authority West Midlands Fire Service. Thermal Imaging Camera equipment supplied by…
National Operational Guidance consultation
The five-week consultation for the Environmental protection guidance review starts today and will close at midday on 22 October 2021.  Full details of the consultation can be found here.  Thank you for taking the time to complete this consultation survey. Your views are…
Fire safety reminder for Norfolk’s businesses as they recover from Covid-19 pandemic
Norfolk business owners are being urged not to overlook safety and reminded that help is available to support them in reducing the risk of fire. Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service is backing Business Safety Week from 6–12 September, run by…

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