Retiring from the police service represents a major change in the lives of all officers. From the time they signed up to join the Force, most have had a date in their mind for when they might retire but it can still come as something of a shock when that day comes around – even when officers have been counting off the days! So with this in mind, West Midlands Police Federation has devised a retirement seminar package which is available to all members in the last 3 years of their service.
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A Leicestershire Police officer is asking colleagues across the country to consider becoming bone marrow donors after his young daughter was diagnosed with cancer for the second time. Like thousands of parents across the country, PC Chris Phipps and his partner Mandy were expecting to spend the summer holidays hunting for school uniform and preparing their daughter for her first day at school. Little Mia, who turns five at the end of September, had enjoyed her induction days at her Leicester primary school and was looking forward to going to ‘big school’. But before that, the young family were planning their first holiday in Tenerife.
Our Federation Office will be closed on Tuesday 6 September between the hours of 13:00-16:00. Please email us on email@example.com with any enquries or call us on 0121 700 1200 in normal office hours outside these times. This closure is due to a staff meeting and we are sorry for any inconvience this may cause.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at in the Dudley LPU. It is to be held in the LCT Meeting Room at Brierley Hill Police Station on Thursday 3 November 2016 between 1000 and 1500. Member services providers will be available to talk to members and discuss the services they can provide.
This interactive session is aimed at supervisors and will explore the real challenges and practical solutions to help support women through the menopause. The session will explore the neuroscience and biological science of menopause that will help managers, leaders, teams and individuals to understand the importance of science based knowledge and how this can improve behaviours, support for women and the greater team
For officers information: Annual Leave can only be refused due to exigencies of duty.
The West Midlands Police Federation wrote to the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police regarding WMP Transition Stage 1 and Resilience concerns.
Due to a new agreement formed between West Midlands Police Federation and the Force, Officers visiting a rehabilitation home will no longer have to use annual leave or time owing. 665 West Midlands Police Officers have attended Flint House in the past five years for rest, recuperation and physiotherapy to help with their return to better health and wellbeing. However, previously only five days could be claimed back. Thanks to an agreement negotiated by West Midlands Police Federation this has now been extended to ten days.
Please be aware with immediate effect the new breakdown telephone number for the RAC will be 0330 159 0283 (the reference number remains unchanged at X800). New membership cards will be sent out in the upcoming months to insured members.