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- Police Under Scrutiny
- Evolution of Crime
- Police Officer Recruitment?
- A discussion on how violent crime rates and public health can be improved by adopting the public health model;
- A look at how Glasgow managed to turn around their mantle as ‘Western Europe’s Most Violent City’ to one of its safest, with a budget of £1m and 20 staff;
- Examining councils that have begun implementing the public health model, like Lambeth, and the challenges they face: Is it as simple as ‘one-model-fits-all’?
- Developing ‘Respond’: a multi-agency simulation training programme designed to increase a team’s operational efficiency;
- Creating a system which encompasses innovative communications technology, critical alert and messaging systems;
- Acting out different professional roles to encourage better understanding of the needs and priorities of paramedics, police officers, mental health professionals, as well as individuals in crisis;
- Putting collaboration and shared services at the forefront to achieve better results in emergency scenarios and;
- Improving decision making by practicing on three emergency scenarios: Crisis in a public space; crisis within a private address; and crisis in a ward.
- Examining three localisation systems for GPS-denied environments: Inertial Navigation, Visual Odometry and Magneto-Inductive;
- Identifying limitations of existing techniques;
- Understanding the potential of localised systems for emergency response and planning.
- A look at the Met’s roll out of body-worn cameras and the implications this has on the community in reducing complaints and fostering greater trust;
- Utilising body- worn cameras in innovative for self-development, training and as a sharing tool;
- Lessons learnt from national and international collaboration;
- Live streaming of major and critical incidents to command and control rooms and;
- Building a blueprint for contract renegotiation’s with tech suppliers.
- Using Virtual Reality goggles and specially produced film, to immerse participants in a pre and post-crash scenario;
- Maximising the potential of VR for emergency service planning and emergency response and;
- Developing virtual reality training to engage and influence the attitudes and behaviours of first responders and young people.
- Analysing the scale of mental health issues for blue light services;
- Reviewing the difficult working conditions and the traumatic difficulties faced by Emergency workers
- The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill: Is this just the first step in ensuring that emergency service employees are protected mentally, by law? What does the bill hope to tackle?
- Attracting new LGBT joiners and improving overall staff satisfaction to deliver a more inclusive fire service and save lives;
- Exploring the impact of the LGBT network, securing senior buy-in and understanding the potential for emergency response and planning.
- Training and recruitment: exploring the changing expectations from new recruits, as well as the ever-changing expectation of a modern workplace for the emergency services;
- Innovative funding models across all blue light services;
- Are there ways to de-politicise and minimise the process of procurements and contracts?
- How can employee wellbeing be guaranteed, considering the high priority and unpredictable nature of emergencies?
- Establishing the vision for the development and operation of business management and information systems for blue light services and;
- The importance of innovation, in both a technological and cognitive sense – how all emergency services should be scrutinising and progressing their systems and models of working including digital platforms, cloud hosting and control room solutions.
- Patient Transport Services (PTS) helping people to access support by sharing local information and raising any well-being concerns so patients can be referred to the appropriate local service;
- Utilising the PTS for enhancing responses for urgent and unplanned care;
- Introducing specialist clinicians – especially in the areas of anxiety, depression and mental health – into emergency operations centres;
- Making sure on-the-road teams have the right support, skills and systems to treat patients who don’t need to go to hospital, but do need care – freeing up staff for life-threatening calls and;
- Strengthening links between all services, working more collaboratively.
- How the Violence and Vulnerability Unit of the Association of Town and City Management are working with emergency services to protect the most vulnerable members of society and improve communities;
- Locality reviews;
- Strategic framework reviews and;
- Training Facilities.