I have received many emails over the last few weeks from branch officials and indeed members in general.
CIRC 045: POST COVID SYNDROME SUPPORT (LONG COVID)
HMPPS are offering new services for those who are suffering Long Covid 19, please see attached and below.
CIRC 044: RESEARCH ON POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) POA MEMBERS
Many members will be aware that stress and anxiety amongst staff has become an ever more pressing issue for the POA.
CIRC 043: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for 28th April 2021 for your information.
CIRC 042: IN MEMORY OF ANN-MARIE LAIDLER (STOKE HEATH)
It is with great regret that Ann-Marie tragically passed away very suddenly. She was a long term POA member serving at both Drake Hall and Stoke Heath.
CIRC 040: TUC LONG COVID SURVEY
The TUC has launched an online survey for workers who are experiencing or have experienced Long Covid. We want to better understand their experiences at work and what additional workplace support they may need.
CIRC 039: 2021 POA SUBMISSION TO PSPRB
Please find attached the 2021 POA submissions to the Prison Service Pay Review Body for your information.
CIRC 038: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for 14th April 2021 for your information.
CIRC 035: INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY, WEDNESDAY 28TH APRIL 2021
Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don’t die of mystery ailments or in tragic “accidents”. They die because their employer decided that their safety was not that important a priority.
CIRC 034: POA/FIRE FIGHTERS REHABILITATION SERVICES RE-LAUNCH DATE THURSDAY 1ST JULY 2021
The POA for a number of years in partnership with the Fire Fighters Charity and funded by the POA Welfare fund have successfully sent many POA members to the rehabilitation centres in order to assist members offering physical and psychological health and wellbeing sessions.