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A repository of useful publications relevant to police occupational health and wellbeing in the police

Buckingham SA, Morrissey K, Williams AJ, Price L and Harrison J. Mobile health interventions to promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour in the workplace: A systematic review. Digit Health 2019;27(5): 2055207619839883.doi: 10.1177/2055207619839883

Buckingham SA, Morrissey K, Williams AJ, Price L and Harrison J. The Physical Activity Wearables in the Police Force (PAW-Force) study: acceptability and impact. BMC Public Health 2020;20:1645 doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09776-1

Tehrani N. Evaluation of a trauma therapy programme within emergency service organizations Occupational Medicine, Volume 69, Issue 8-9, December 2019, Pages 559–565

Hesketh I & Tehrani N. Psychological trauma risk management in the UK police service. Policing 2019;13:531-535

R E MarshallJ S Milligan-SavilleZ SteelR A BryantP B MitchellS B Harvey. A prospective study of pre-employment psychological testing amongst police recruits. Occupational Medicine, Volume 70, Issue 3, April 2020, Pages 162–168  

Biggs CTehrani NBillings J. Brief trauma therapy for occupational trauma-related PTSD/CPTSD in UK police. Occupational Medicine, Volume 71, Issue 4-5, June-July 2021, Pages 180–188

Houdmont JRandall R. Working hours and common mental disorders in English police officers. Occupational Medicine, Volume 66, Issue 9, 19 December 2016, Pages 713–718 


Smith DL. Lead Absorption in Police Small-arms Instructors. Occupational Medicine, Volume 62, Issue 5, 5 July 2012, Pages 382–384 


François-Xavier LesageNicolas JoveninFrederic DeschampsSamuel Vincent. Noise-induced hearing loss in French police officers. Occupational Medicine, Volume 59, Issue 7, October 2009, Pages 483–486 


Alastair ReidFinlay DickSean Semple. Dog noise as a risk factor for hearing loss among police dog handlers. Occupational Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 8, December 2004, Pages 535–539 


M MorrisE DeeryK Sykes. Chester treadmill police tests as alternatives to 15-m shuttle running. Occupational Medicine, Volume 69, Issue 2, March 2019, Pages 133–138


William W. DaviesJohn R. HarrisonChristopher W. IdeIan S. RobinsonAnthony Steele-Perkins. Ill-health retirement: a survey of decision making by occupational physicians working for local authority fire and police services. Occupational Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 6, September 2004, Pages 379–386  


J S BoschmanC T J HulshofM H W Frings-DresenJ K Sluiter. Job-specific mandatory medical examinations for the police force. Occupational Medicine, Volume 67, Issue 6, August 2017, Pages 469–476  

In Sickness and in Health: Reducing sickness absence in the police service. Police Research Series Paper 143. Home Office 2001. 

Managing sickness absence in the police service – a review of current practices. Research Report RR582. HSE. 2007. 

Strategy for a Healthy Police Service. August 2004. 

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