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The Veterans’ Health Pain Management Programme

Location: Centre for Veterans’ Health, Weymouth Street, London, W1G 6NX
King Edward VII’s Hospital & Supporting Wounded Veterans are now inviting participants for their next Veterans’ Pain Management Programme (PMP). The PMP is designed to help veterans with on-going pain to improve the quality of their lives; it is not based on trying to provide a cure.

If selected, there will be an interdisciplinary assessment followed by a 5-day residential programme in London, plus a further 5 days of compulsory single programme appointments.

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The Veterans’ Pain Clinic – Next appointments available Monday 21st May 2018

The Veterans Pain Clinic is free of charge to all veterans who are able to provide proof of service. The costs will be covered by the Hospitals’ Military Grants Fund charity.

The consultant is Dr Dominic Aldington. Having served in the Royal Army Medical Corps he was the Subject Matter Expert in Pain to the Surgeon General and was responsible for organising pain relief from the point of injury until a casualty left the service.

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HRH The Duke of Kent visits the Centre for Veterans’ Health, King Edward VII’s Hospital 

His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent visited the recently opened Centre for Veterans’ Health at King Edward VII’s Hospital.

He was able to talk to the veterans taking part in the Pain Management Programme, meet the clinicians who run the Programme, the administrative team, and the researchers.

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The Veterans’ Pain Clinic – Next appointments available Monday 19th March 2018

The Veterans Pain Clinic is free of charge to all veterans who are able to provide proof of service. The consultant is Dr Dominic Aldington. Having served in the Royal Army Medical Corps he was the Subject Matter Expert in Pain to the Surgeon General and was responsible for organising pain relief from the point of injury until a casualty left the service.

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Update from Supporting Wounded Veterans

LIBOR: SWV are extremely grateful to the LIBOR fund for granting them their full funding application for £1,054,800. The grant will finance their Pain Management Programme for a further three years.

SWV Ski Week: SWV have now completed their Veteran interviews for their 2018 Ski Week, and have selected 26 Veterans (out of 180 applications) to join their Skihabiliation programme next March.

Carol Concert: On 4th December, SWV held their first Carol Concert at St Peter’s Church, Eaton Sq. With over 500 tickets sold and a waiting list of over 100, they are happy to announce that this will now become an annual event.

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The Veterans’ Pain Clinic – Next appointments available Monday 4th December

The first six months have received outstanding feedback. Launched in June, the Veterans’ Pain Clinic, part of the Centre for Veterans’ Health, at King Edward VII’s Hospital has been a great success.

The clinic is run at the Centre for Veterans’ Health, King Edward VII’s Hospital in association with Supporting Wounded Veterans. These appointments are free of charge – they just need your proof of service & a GP referral letter.

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Supporting Wounded Veterans’ Pain Management Programme

Supporting Wounded Veterans’ Pain Management Programme run at, and in conjunction with, King Edward’s VII’s hospital, has now completed its first year of residential programmes. It is going from strength to strength, with on average 130 applications for every 10 places. We have also opened a Pain Clinic, where Veterans can come not only for advice on how to manage their pain, but also have a medication review.

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