Shout!Podcast

Shout!Podcast

www.firefighterscharity.org.uk/shoutpodcast
Every fortnight Shout!Podcast explores the health and wellbeing of the UK’s fire services community, offering a unique insight into the physical, mental and social challenges facing those who live and work around the fire service. From top tips on slee?


Retirement, research and a chance to get involved
Aug 5 • 35 min
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…
Digital services, fire cadet challenges and crossing the Sahara with a stoma
Jul 22 • 35 min
This week we take a closer look at fundraising and, with over 220 of you having already answered our Urgent Appeal to become regular donors, we find out how the money you give helps support our new digital services. We also speak to some fundraising fire…
Lockdown easing anxiety, getting back in shape and appeal latest
Jul 8 • 38 min
With the easing of lockdown restrictions causing anxiety for many, our Wellness and Behaviour Change Coach, Sally Walker, looks at some of the simple steps you can take to help you through these challenging times. Two of our Senior Exercise Therapists,…
Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton interview and urgent appeal
Jun 25 • 31 min
We meet Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, Chief Fire Officer for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, doctor of behavioural neuroscience and author of The Heat of The Moment – A Firefighter’s Stories of Life and Death Decisions. Discussing the importance of…
How to relax, carers week and yoga for mental health
Jun 11 • 35 min
In Episode Two we take a closer look at the art of relaxation, we ask why it’s so good for us and discover how we should all actually be doing it. In honour of National Carers’ Week we also meet Cathy McBrion and her husband John, to find out how life has…
Covid-19 support, time to talk and Fire Family Challenge
May 21 • 28 min
In our first episode we speak to Crew Commander Cailli Anderson at Surrey Fire and Rescue Service Control about the mental health challenges of working during the coronavirus pandemic. We also find out what services The Fire Fighters Charity is delivering…