Award-winning NHS Trust joins IFPO UK & Ireland

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The International Foundation of Protection Officers UK & I (IFPO UK) has welcomed the award-winning Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Barnsley Facilities Services as Corporate Members.  

The Barnsley Hospital security team led by Mike Lees CSyP and Lisa Corbridge MSyI have won numerous awards in recent years for their innovative security programs and currently are very much on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19.

IFPO UK Director, Mike Hurst CPP said: “We are honoured to have Mike, Lisa and the award-winning Barnsley team as members of IFPO. IFPO is pleased to have as members, individual security practitioners, security companies and end users, all of whom can benefit from our range of member benefits and security education programs. Indeed, currently we are developing some new programs to support frontline officers, supervisors and managers.”

Joining IFPO

On joining IFPO, Mike Lees said: “Both the Trust and BFS consider the development of our frontline staff as paramount and membership of IFPO will be key to ensuring our patients and staff are protected by professional teams with the opportunity to continue progressing their skills and competences.”

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