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London Fire Brigade's screen and treat approach to the Grenfell Tower incident

Abstract:
Purpose
The purpose is to report on the mental health response to the Grenfell incident within the London Fire Brigade (LFB).
Design/methodology/approach
The LFB implemented screening for the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at 28 days, 3 months and 6 months for all personnel directly involved in the incident.
Findings
The prevalence of PTSD within frontline personnel was 13.4% at 28 days, falling to 7.6%... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1108/IJES-07-2020-0036

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing
Journal:
International Journal of Emergency Services More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
38-47
Publication date:
2021-08-03
Acceptance date:
2021-07-12
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-0908
ISSN:
2047-0894
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1190591
Local pid:
pubs:1190591
Deposit date:
2023-02-17

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