A unique and visionary project supporting retired police officers and military veterans who’ve been physically injured or psychologically impacted by their service has been launched today (Tuesday 30th April) in Northern Ireland.Read more
The RCGP, Veterans Trauma Network (VTN) and NHS England and NHS Improvement are holding a workshop and forum in London on 5 June 2019 from 10:30 to 16:00Read more
Mesothelioma UK has launched a specialist, UK-wide service for armed forces personnel and veterans. This new service is called ‘Mesothelioma UK – Supporting our Armed Forces’.Read more
The Armed Forces personnel in transition, Integrated Personal Commissioning for Veterans Framework (IPC4V) is a new personalised care approach for the small number of Armed Forces personnel who have complex and enduring physical, neurological and mental health conditions that are attributable to injury whilst in ServiceRead more
Scuba diving rehabilitation charity Deptherapy & Deptherapy Education has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2019 Soldiering On AwardsRead more
The 24-hour helpline for veterans’ support will now actively get in touch with ex-service personnel who have asked for helpRead more
The Warrior Programme runs residential training courses which are FREE to participants with accommodation and full board included.
The Warrior Programme is a personal transformational, motivational and educational course run over 3 days. More than 800 individuals, with over 600 of whom being ex Services and Serving Personnel, have attended the course. Using coaching techniques it enables individuals to take control of their lives, increase confidence, provide motivation and direction to allow them to lead a healthy and balanced life.Read more
Mental illness is common and can affect anyone, including serving and ex-members of the armed forces and their families. While some people cope by getting support from their family and friends, or by getting help with other issues in their lives, others need clinical care and treatment, which could be from the NHS, support groups or charities.
Although it’s completely normal to experience anxiety or depression after traumatic events, this can be tough to deal with. Furthermore, the culture of the armed forces can make seeking help for a mental health problem appear difficult.Read more