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Welcome to the POA News room, find all the latest updates, including POA Circulars, Press releases, articles and Breaking news.
CIRC 065: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE JULY 2021
Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all branch members.
CIRC 064: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for 14th July 2021 for your information.
CIRC 063: POA HEALTH AND WELLBEING REHABILITATION SERVICES
I am delighted to inform you that our long- standing partnership with the Firefighters Rehabilitation Charity will be re-commencing from Monday 26th July 2021, when we will be accepting applications to assist POA members with their health and wellbeing.
PR 233: BBC NEWSNIGHT REPORT: SUICIDES IN PRISON
In response to a BBC Newsnight item around rising suicide rates in prison the POA would like to issue the following press release.
DIGITAL ASSESSMENT ROUTING TOOL (DART)
HMPPS are introducing a new Digital Assessment Routing Tool (DART).
Following horrific attack on an HMP Swansea officer the POA urge HMPPS to remove razors from prisons
POA National Chairman Mark Fairhurst believes that the directors of HMPPS must act now to remove razor blades from prisons in England and Wales.
Prison Officer Wins Headline Prize of £5000.
Serve and Protect Credit Union are celebrating the exciting news that a Prison Officer has won the £5,000 headline prize for June’s PrizeSaver draw!
CIRC 062: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for 23rd June 2021 for your information.
CIRC 061: SOCIAL MEDIA AND RACIST COMMENTS
As you are aware the POA in the past have put out guidance surrounding the use of social media.