All MP staff virtual Q&A session – Dealing with distressed and suicidal callers

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As you may be aware, the Members’ Services Team runs a monthly phone-in Q&A session for MPs’ staff. The next one is taking place on Wednesday 16 December, 3-4pm and the theme of this session will be dealing with distressed and suicidal callers.

For further information and a link to join the meeting, please see this page on the intranet:

https://intranet.parliament.uk/business-news/news-current-issues/news/2020/december/all-mp-staff-virtual-qa-session–dealing-with-distressed-and-suicidal-callers/

Office Managers’ Virtual Drop-in – every Wednesday

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At 11:00 every Wednesday, there is an MPs’ Office Managers’ Drop-in on Microsoft Teams.

During these meetings, you can learn about and discuss:

  • House of Commons updates
  • Security information
  • Information about Parliamentary Digital Services
  • Information about IPSA
  • Information and support relating to wellness and wellbeing

You also have the opportunity to put your questions to the Members’ Services Team and to other Office Managers about anything relevant to your work.

If you are an MP’s Office Manager (or if your office does not have one, an appropriate alternative) and have not received an invitation to the regular weekly drop-ins, please email your details to  MST@parliament.uk and ask to be added.

Office Managers’ Virtual Drop-in – every Wednesday

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At 11:00 every Wednesday, there is an MPs’ Office Managers’ Drop-in on Microsoft Teams.

During these meetings, you can learn about and discuss:

  • House of Commons updates
  • Security information
  • Information about Parliamentary Digital Services
  • Information about IPSA
  • Information and support relating to wellness and wellbeing

You also have the opportunity to put your questions to the Members’ Services Team and to other Office Managers about anything relevant to your work.

The Drop-in on 9 December 2020 will have a focus on dealing with suicidal callers.

If you are an MP’s Office Manager (or if your office does not have one, an appropriate alternative) and have not received an invitation to the regular weekly drop-ins, please email your details to  MST@parliament.uk and ask to be added.