POA Members need a proper pay rise to end the recruitment and retention crisis. Please find the POA 2022 submission to the Prison Service Pay Review Body
Mark Fairhurst, POA National Chair, reacts to the news that prison officers have lost over 86 thousand years of experience over the last decade
THE EXPERIENCE OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER IN EX-PRISON OFFICERS
Read the recent report on The Experience of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Ex-Prison Officers, by Joanna Binley
Listen to Mark Fairhurst talk about separation centres on Talk Radio
Listen to Mark Fairhurst talk to Kevin O'Sullivan about separation centres on Talk Radio
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!
Listen to Mark Fairhurst talk to Tony Snell on BBC Radio Merseyside about drama series, Time
Mark Fairhurst discusses the new drama series, Time, on BBC Radio Merseyside
Can you help? We need the maximum number of stewards to keep the Demo Covid compliant and socially distanced.
Due to the extension of Covid regs we will need as many Stewards as possible to help with the national demo on June 26.
Join the demonstration, 26th June, London "Demand a New Normal"
Demand a new normal, Save the NHS, Safe workplaces, Save jobs, End fire and rehire, Renationalise key industry. Join the demonstration on 26th June, 1pm, London
WORKING IN UK PRISONS AND SECURE HOSPITALS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Please find attached the report on working in UK prisons and secure hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Listen to Mark Fairhurst on Talk Radio dismiss ideas for reported 'playgroup' meditation sessions for prisons staff to learn about diversity and intersectionality
Listen to Mark Fairhurst on Talk Radio dismiss ideas for 'playgroup' meditation sessions for prisons staff to learn about diversity and intersectionality