Marketing and Communications Strategy

Emergency Planning Society announces exciting plans to develop new and improved Marketing and Communications Strategy The convergence of emergency management with a broader resilience framework, supported by governance, competences and standards, has created both...

Obituary – Norman Powell

The EPS is saddened to hear of the sudden death of our long standing member Norman Powell. Norman was highly respected and Chair of the COMAH and Pipelines, Professional Working Group.  He did so much for the profession and will be sadly missed by us all. Our...

East Midlands Branch Managing Debriefs / Techniques Workshop – May 2019

The East Midlands Branch hosted a full day workshop to develop members’ formal debriefing techniques, an excellent and thought-provoking session run my Nigel Humphreys from the East Midlands Committee. The day included a series of structured group activities:

Reviewing the NOS against their own role

Completed a personal learning style questionnaire

Peer reviewed & benchmarked several debrief reports

Demonstrated use of the experiential learning cycle as a debriefing methodology

Explored the Joint Decisions Model as a debriefing model

Explored several communication styles

Reflected upon their own style / performance as a facilitator

This excellent day, attended by 8 EPS members can be duplicated elsewhere in UK, contact the branch chair – Andy McCombe – for more details.