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18-10-17

NFCC supports National Burn Awareness Day

Latest statistics show an alarming number of UK children are experiencing life-changing burn injuries every single day. The British Burn Association and the Children’s Burns Trust are working to raise awareness of this issue o…

17-10-17

NFCC and TSA agree Memorandum of Understanding

NFCC and Telecare Services Association (TSA) have committed to working closer together in order to improve the way in which telecare providers respond in the event of a fire. The TSA is the industry body for telecare and telehealth, and the la…

13-10-17

NFCC supporting Public Health England's Stay Well This Winter campaign

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is supporting Public Health England’s (PHE) national ‘Stay Well This Winter’ campaign which launched yesterday (October 12th).    The partnership between NFCC and PHE means Fire …

12-10-17

Fire Services across the country supporting Stay Well this Winter

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is supporting Public Health England’s (PHE) national ‘Stay Well This Winter’ campaign which launched today (October 12th). The partnership between NFCC and PHE means Fire and Rescue Ser…

11-10-17

Consultation on fireground radios guidance is now underway

A consultation on fireground radios guidance and a future digital channel plan has now commenced. You do not have to be an expert to have an opinion on the draft guidance, and responses are welcomed from people outside of the fire and rescue servic…

06-10-17

NFCC Prevention - in the home, on the road -PPH Conference

Home Safety Lead Rick Hylton and Assistant Chief Fire officer of Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service outlined the need to address societal challenges, those most vulnerable members of society are at greatest risk of a fire incident. It is a…

05-10-17

Prevention, Protection and Health Conference - Opening

Opening the PPH conference NFCC Prevention Lead, Stewart Edgar, Chief Fire Officer of Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service outlined the importance of prevention: it is a duty to ensure NFCC actively deliver prevention strategies - 60% of people …

03-10-17

NFCC Home Safety Week

        Fire and rescue services will be busy this week supporting NFCC’s Home Safety Week which runs from 2nd- 8th October. Look out for #SafeHome17 on social media. The aim of the week is r…

21-09-17

NFCC supports Fire Door Safety Week

The NFCC will be supporting Fire Door Safety Week which will run from 25 September –1 October 2017.   Fire doors are a crucial element in fire safety in every commercial, public and multiple occupancy building. Installed and maintai…

20-09-17

NFCC backs Which? campaign on plastic-backed fridges

Which? has called for manufacturers to stop making fire risk non-flame retardant plastic-backed fridges, freezers and fridge freezers immediately. The consumer watchdog is labelling the current British Standard on cold appliances 'deficient' and 'i…