PTSD


Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service accepts Crown Censure after prison officers sustain serious burns in training exercise

Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the HSE after nine prison officers suffered burns in a training exercise. An investigation found that HMPPS failed to report the injuries to HSE until four months after the incident. Read More

Female firefighters at risk of PTSD, study finds

Female firefighters are at a greater risk of developing symptoms of PTSD and experiencing suicidal thoughts than male firefighters, according to a new study. Read More

Worker’s thumb amputated after crush incident

An employee of a Devon-based animal feed manufacturer suffered life-changing injuries after his hand was crushed in a pellet press. Read More

PTSD is a common disorder amongst police officers

Research shows that there is a high number of PTSD in police force, but many officers may not know they are suffering from the disorder. Read More

Mind Matters: How a medical condition can affect your mental health

Russell Kimble speaks about how his mental heath has suffered as a result of a contracting sepsis. Although never formally diagnosed, Russell suffers from a form of PTSD, which affects his day-to-day life. Read More

Mind Matters: Living with a post-traumatic stress assistant dog

Richard Mearns, alongside his post-traumatic stress assistant dog Ziggy, speaks about the effects PTSD has had on his life and how Ziggy helps him to complete general day-to-day tasks and hold down a full- time job. Read More

Police officers facing extreme stress as austerity cuts bite

Police forces are on their 'knees and facing extinction' as officers face extreme stress, the Police Federation has warned. Read More

Mind Matters: Suffering with PTSD

Andy Rudd from Mace talks vividly about his experience of suffering with PTSD in ‘Mind Matters’, a new series of mental health videos from SHP and The Healthy Work Company. 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

Workplace accidents: Stopping a disaster becoming a calamity

Fatal accidents at work can have a huge impact on a workforce. Paul Verrico and Emily Farmer explain how companies Read More



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