Advancing Professional Rescue Together

Advancing Professional Rescue Together

UKRO is committed to improving rescue standards throughout the UK. Bringing together the UKs rescue services and developing their skills to serve the public.

We welcome you to the United Kingdom Rescue Organisation website, a quality resource for all UKRO stakeholders that includes new areas to support our continual push for Education and Skill Development as part of the World Rescue Organisation.

How do we improve rescue standards?

Delivery of Regional Rescue Challenges
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Delivery of National Rescue Challenges
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Initiating research with universities and other academic bodies, to explore specific rescue and trauma related issues
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Develop and deliver international support through our International Development Programme (IDP) and support of the World Rescue Organisation (WRO)
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Supporting National Operational Learning (NOL) as an expert partner
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The writing and continual review of National Operational Guidance (NOG)
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Design NOG compliant training products, capable of supporting remote and blended learning, while also considerate of learning styles and neurodiversity needs.

Rescue Challenges

With links into every rescue service in the UK, the UKRO demands the best from every service if they are to participate in professional challenges.

Latest News

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