NHS England and NHS Improvement has announced the appointment of Nigel Beverley as Interim Chair of the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust Board. Nigel, who replaces former Chair Sarah Boulton, who stands down from the role on 30 June, will continue in his role as Chair of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital Board... Read more »
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Three hundred new police officers are being recruited by West Yorkshire Police, and for the first time officers will study for a degree as part of their training. The new training pathway is being launched to equip student officers with the skills needed to tackle increasingly sophisticated crime, and is in line with the national... Read more »
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In what is believed to be a UK policing first, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has announced that new police constable recruits will now be able to join the service in a part-time role. From November 2019, new recruits will be able to complete their police training part-time and hit the streets of London in... Read more »
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Women currently working in the emergency services have the opportunity to register their interest in a scholarship worth up to £1000 to support participation in an accredited leadership development course. “Funding must be apportioned by the end of August and it is unsure when these grants will be available again,” said Suzi Finkelstein, Director of... Read more »
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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a new Volkswagen Caddy conversion, ready for life on patrol as a police dog van. The specialist canine unit will further help support the vital work of police dogs following the passing of ‘Finn’s Law’. The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill gives the animals greater protection on patrol and is... Read more »
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