POA Circulars

The TUC have reintroduced an introductory session regarding the role of the Health and Safety Rep aimed exclusively at young union members.

It has been brought to the attention of the NEC that HMPPS are now advertising for volunteers to carry Naloxone. Please be reminded of the following advice which I issued in my National Chair update in October 2023;

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 13th December 2023 for your information.

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

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 29th November 2023 for your information.

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

Dave Smith has been nominated for the above award and the National Executive would ask members to consider voting for Dave who has worked tirelessly for the safety of all workers to his own detriment at times.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 15th November 2023 for your information.

Please find below the result of the Northern Ireland Area Vice Chair election:

The POA is looking for delegates to attend the following TUC Equality Conferences 2024.

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.