In this episode we take a close look at some of the health and wellbeing issues affecting those who have retired from the fire service, ask why they happen and what you can do about them. We speak to psychologist and Honorary Research Lead at Nottingham Trent University, Dr Rowena Hill, about her latest research and how you can get involved in it (details below). We also catch up with retired Deputy Chief Fire Officer Tony Proctor, to hear how retirement affected him, and speak to Ian Ferguson from the National Association of Retired Firefighters to get his thoughts on the simple steps you can take to adjust to life in retirement: www.narfire.org.uk
How to get involved in the research:
In collaboration with The Fire Fighters Charity, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Queensland, you are invited to take part in an online research programme for retired firefighters. The team is looking for firefighters who have retired within the last 12 months. So if you fit the bill, you can find out more at: https://tinyurl.com/shoutresearch or email: [email protected].
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