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Emergency responders' wellbeing

When your job is to care for others in emergencies, it's important to look after yourself too. To find out where and when you can find out more about Staying Well & Supporting your Colleagues as an emergency responder, please click on the link b...
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WPCS news

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Our latest e-newsletter is out now and we hope you will enjoy reading further fascinating insights into the work of our chaplains.

Next month we bid farewell to long-serving and highly regarded Edinburgh chaplaincy team leader Rev Tony Bryer (pictured) as he retires in June. In this issue, he shares some of his views on chaplaincy and the Church and recalls how it began for him in Edinburgh. Tony thank you for all you continue to bring to the lives of your colleagues and those to whom you provide chaplaincy and we warmly wish you a long and very happy retirement.

To read the newsletter please click on the following link: Spring2016newsletterWPCS.pdf

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Plain sailing for Cate

    Our Glasgow chaplaincy team leader Cate Adams (pictured) had: "An amazing day," in bright sunshine on Friday, when she joined global business solutions company Percepta, on a day sail from James Watt Dock, Greenock, with ...
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Beyond perceptions

We recently co-hosted a Workers’ Memorial Day Lecture with Dundee City Council in honour of International Workers' Memorial Day. The city's Steeple Church was the venue for the talk - on Young People Shaping Policies and the Agenda - by Dr Rowen...
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Mindfulness seminar

A schedule change in our programme of Edinburgh Park Seminars means that the final session on 12th May this year will be on Mindfulness. Speaker will be Rebecca Curtis, Clinics Tutor in Psychology at Edinburgh University. Held in the Park's mana...
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Share your uphill struggles

A problem shared really can be a problem halved says East of Scotland Organiser Chic Lidstone in his latest 'Workplace Word': "A friend recently said when she carries her groceries back from the supermarket on her own it seems a very long way, but wh...
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Actively listening

Continuing our Year of Listening Service in Dundee, our chaplains were in the city's  Overgate Centre this week, in collaboration with Scotland’s Year of Listening and Dundee City Council’s Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator, Carla Assenti. The WPC...
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Commitment to workers

In Midlothian, WPCS Trustee and STUC General Secretary Grahame Smith (pictured) was one of the key speakers at a special Workers' Memorial Day service at the memorial in Bathgate's Balbardie Park on Thursday, 28 April. Prayers at the service were led...
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Daring greatly...

Thanks to East of Scotland Organiser Chic Lidstone (pictured) for sharing this inspiring 'Workplace Word': Derek Redmond was in good form by the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He was the fastest in the first round and he won the quarter-final. But in the s...
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Thriving through change

We are jointly hosting a free lunchtime talk with business matters and OASIS in Edinburgh this month which promises to be both enlightening and though-provoking. We all experience change in one way or another and this talk by Ruth Walker of Torquoise...
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