Security staff can now get free online counter-terrorism training from the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). NaCTSO has created special password-protected access for the security industry. This means that everyone, from frontline operatives to managers and directors, can access up-to-date counter-terrorism guidance free of charge. We strongly encourage everyone in the industry to complete this […]
Have you voted? #NAHS19 Awards Nominations for #NAHS19 Awards are open We have received a number of nominations already so please take the time to review the categories, vote and make your voice heard. This year we want to recognise the outstanding Security staff who work to keep our Healthcare environment, staff and patients safe. The Award […]
Launch of #NAHS19 Awards Please take the time to review the categories, vote and make your voice heard. This year we want to recognise the excellent, committed and outstanding staff who work to keep our Healthcare environment, staff and patients safe. The Award categories this year are as follows: Healthcare Security Officer Healthcare Security Team […]
Action Fraud HMRC Alert Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls and voicemails, to members of the public purporting to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC). To find out more please download and read the PDF here.
The News at a Glance Welcome to the May edition of our monthly newsletter. In this issue, we are highlighting the Healthcare FM Conference which is taking place on 12th June at the NCC in Birmingham. NAHS Members can access discounted tickets to the show and Conference as we are one of the official supporters. Details of […]
The ITV Tonight Show asks “whether violence and aggression towards NHS and frontline staff is getting worse.” Click HERE to take you to itv.com.
Welcome to the April edition of our monthly newsletter. In this issue, we feature an article by Mike Lees on the subject of CCTV and the Surveillance Camera Scheme. We also want to encourage members to vote in the Women In Security Awards (WIS) which take place later this year. Please check out the link below […]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and The Campaign to Change Direction is leading the way with events and conversations happening throughout May. You can register an event or project for A Week to Change Direction which is happening June 9-15. The Campaign to Change Direction also have a toolkit and ideas to get you started. There is an online global conversation taking […]
This blog discusses an extremely important and emotive issue; that of restraint. The ‘laying on of hands’ and physical restraint of a person can be extremely traumatic and emotional for all involved. This blog cannot cover or address all such issues however, we must recognise that restraining a person against their will can stir up […]
Welcome to the March edition of our official monthly mailshot / newsletters. In this issue, we discuss Mental Health which is a subject most if not all Accredited Security Management Specialists and Healthcare Security officers have dealings with at some point in their working day / week. This article addresses some of the more problematic […]