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Support boost for military families comes into force

The Families Strategy, a new 10-year plan identifies the unique nature of military life and sets out bespoke support for service families. Read More

Louise Hosking and Jimmy Quinn on IOSH Presidency and looking ahead to 2022

IOSH President Louise Hosking and IOSH Immediate Past President Jimmy Quinn discuss the challenges of COVID-19 and look ahead to 2022. Read More

‘We’ve got to come together as a profession and it’s extraordinary and exciting’

Louise Hosking officially began her tenure as President of IOSH in November, taking over from Jimmy Quinn, who becomes Immediate Past President. In this article, SHP speaks to both Jimmy and Louise to look back on the last 12 months and to see what’s in store for 2022. Read More

PTSD and the after-care of armed forces veterans

Heather Beach and Dr Dominic Cooper investigate the number of ex-military suicides as a result of PTSD and other mental health conditions. Read More

IOSH 2013 – Triple amputee urges delegates not to give up

"I have great fun at Halloween because I can fit into a small box on the porch and then pop up and scare the living daylights out of the kids!" Read More

Ministry of Defence censured over cadet drowning

Systemic organisational failings contributed to the death of a 14-year-old cadet, who became trapped under a boat, which capsized during a training exercise in bad weather, a Crown Censure meeting has heard. Read More

Teenager drowned during “shambolic” army boat trip

A man has pleaded guilty to safety breaches after a teenager drowned when the boat she was travelling in capsized during an Army cadet camp. Read More

Royal Navy commits to change after coroner slams its safety culture

The Royal Navy has been criticised for having a weak health and safety culture onboard its warships, following the conclusion of an inquest into the death of an officer on a helicopter carrier two years ago. Read More



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