With the publication of yet another culture review, I look to what the blue light sector can learn from the most recent ambulance review.
The Culture Action Plan developed by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), shares the view that improving the culture within…
NHS England has published the findings of an independent review it commissioned to support the improvement of ambulance service culture.
Stuart Millington is the new interim Chief Fire Officer for South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, joining the service on…
The Welsh Government has taken the unprecedented step to remove the fire authority in South Wales and put in independent Commissioners. Hannah Blythyn told the Senedd why she had taken this step to deal with the problems identified in the January 2023 culture review.
First published in The Conversation in December 2023, Pete Murphy takes a structural view on the culture problems faced by fire and rescue services and asks how much was already known.
After a career in policing, Louise Harrison has joined Buckinghamshire as its new chief. It’s a tricky time with the service in special measures and culture reviews looming, here she shares her thoughts on leadership and getting to know the world of fire.
Charting the journey of West Midlands Fire Service, late Chief Fire Officer Wayne Brown set out how the service prioritised equality, diversity and inclusion, continuing to innovate as it serves one of the most diverse populations in the UK.
Following the recent publication of the damning South Wales Fire and Rescue Service culture review, the Welsh Government has vowed to intervene to “oversee sustainable change and prevent a recurrence” of these failures
Having instigated an independent review of his service, Chief Fire Officer Huw Jakeway confirmed he is to retire and leave his successor to manage the fall out from a report that finds South Wales Fire and Rescue service has a ‘patriarchal mentality’ with ‘sexist and misogynistic behaviours.’