Emergency Services Collaboration: Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Terry McDermott, Chief Fire Officer, Derbyshire FRS
  • Martin Surl, Police and Crime Commissioner, Gloucestershire Constabulary
  • Further speakers TBC


Emergency services have a ‘high duty to collaborate’ and now is the time for more open communication, interaction and integration. Collaboration can have a range of benefits and can foster a more effective and efficient emergency services. Join us on Wednesday 16 January for an update on emergency service collaboration.  

You will explore the national landscape and hear the latest good practice from across the country. This one day programme will be an opportunity to explore new approaches to collaboration, network with colleagues from other emergency services and share experiences on recent collaborative successes and failures.

Key Issues to be Addressed:

  • Government action and the need for collaboration between emergency services
  • Understanding the statutory duty to collaborate
  • Joined-up working with the police to share resources and expertise
  • Update of PCCs taking responsibility of fire and rescue services
  • Next steps for transforming emergency services
  • Learning from success: successful models of sharing services and 
  • Changing cultures and overcoming barriers to collaboration

About the Day:

The morning session will be an expert-led brief on how your service can improve collaboration and integration in your service. You will hear on the common barriers in achieving emergency services integration and how to overcome them.

The afternoon session will be an opportunity to explore good practice within emergency service collaboration.

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.

For registration enquiries please contact:
Customer.services@westminster-briefing.com | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email: matthew.binns@dodsgroup.com

Who Should Attend?

Delegates will be drawn from fire and rescue services, police forces, ambulance teams, fire authorities, local authorities, commissioning bodies, health and wellbeing boards, Police and Crime Commissioners and staff, licensing authorities, civil service, primary care trusts, private sector stakeholders and third sector organisations.

Wednesday 16th January 2019

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Taking place in Central London (Zone 1, Venue TBC)

Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each
Public Sector & Not for Profit | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places:£195 each
All displayed prices exclude VAT

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