POA Circulars

We have been contacted by Laura Wright, Trainee Forensic Psychologist who is conducting a study to explore experiences of prison officer grades who have been exposed to critical incidents at work, and to understand any risk or protective factors involved in the development of symptoms associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

As you are aware we were contacted by Anya Frude who is a Forensic Psychology doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham. 

On 7th August 2024 at 15:00hrs the Retired Members Committee will meet at the Casa, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 15th May 2024 for your information.

 

At Annual Conference 2024, Motion 42/2024 was carried.

At Annual Conference 2024 in Eastbourne the following Motion was carried.

We have been contacted by Anya Frude who is a Forensic Psychology doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham. Please see her request below.

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 10th April 2024 for your information.

As you are aware the NEC are committed to the continued training and development of local Branch Officials.

Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.