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...

EMERGENCY PLANNING SOCIETY – ANNUAL NETWORKING AND STUDY DAY

10 & 11 SEPTEMBER 2019,  TELFORD CAMPUS, UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON  TRANSFORMING RESILIENCE…………THE NEXT CHAPTER We are delighted to confirm our programme for our annual networking session on the evening of 10th September and our study day on the morning of 11th...

Jacqui Semple, to join CRJ Advisory Panel.

CRJ is pleased to welcome Jacqui Semple, Chair of the UK’s Emergency Planning Society, to its Advisory Panel. http://crisis-response.com/news/news.php?article=1632  

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...

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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.
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East Midlands Branch Strategic Workshop – 21 September 2018

It isn’t often that any workshop planned for a Friday draws a full crowd but the strategic coordination event hosted by Chair of the East Midlands Branch, Andy McCombe, all but filled the lecture theatre at Leicestershire Police HQ on the 21st September. Delegates...

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Successful CBRN Seminar held in Leicester

The first joint Branch and Professional Working Group seminar was held at Leicestershire Police HQ on 12 July. Thirty five members and paying guests spent an informative day learning about the threat, defence measures, training and exercising plus a case study. Due to the raised profile of CBRN in UK it is hoped that the CBRN PWG will work with other branches to develop learning. Andy McCombe, Chair of the East Midlands Branch, said that it was great to see so many members from other branches making the trip to improve their knowledge and network with other members and guests.
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