National Operational Guidance: Pyschological trauma and suicide

Closing Date: 12/04/2023

Consultation Status: Closed

Pyschological trauma and suicide guidance has been developed in response to National Operational Learning submissions from fire and rescue services, it is intended to provide fire and rescue services with appropriate information to develop policy support fire and rescue services in specifying and managing fireground voice communication radio equipment for use at incidents. The guidance sets out the regulatory and operational requirements for using equipment and frequencies.

The document was last reviewed in 2018 and we now need to review the guidance and  we are now seeking information from you to ensure the guidance meets your needs.

You have until end of day 12 April to complete the online pre-review research. You may wish to do this as an individual or as a representative of your organisation or user group.

The link to the online pre-review research is here.

This survey platform will allow you to ‘Save and continue’ completion of your responses. If you use this option, you will be sent an email with a link to enable you to rejoin the survey.

If you have any questions or experience any difficulties in completing the survey, please email

We look forward to reading your response.