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A request for information about what training is provided to front line fire officers regarding neurological and psychiatric conditions – 17134

Ref: FOI/17134


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 9th December 2017

Please find below a summary of our findings.


I would like to know, under the FoIA 2000, what training (if any) is provided to frontline fire officers regarding neurological and psychiatric conditions (i.e. they may encounter when dealing with the public).


Mental Health First Aid


What precise external occupational health services are currently provided to frontline fire officers to deal with the ever-increasing poor mental health occurrences sadly experienced by public sector workers.


Access to CBT psychotherapist and bespoke solutions for individuals if required


Would you kindly forward me an electronic copy of your FoI procedure moreover place a copy on your website for future reference by the public.


Information is already made available to the public at the link below related to how to make a request for information.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications. If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision please write to The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

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