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Healthwatch Norfolk helping veterans with mental health conditions in Norfolk and Suffolk

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In October 2014 the British Armed Forces were preparing to withdraw the last few troops from Afghanistan and the media was full of stories about the effects of recent conflicts upon the men and women returning home...

Welsh Veterans in Custody to receive specialised help

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A project designed to help veterans as they go through the criminal justice system in Wales has been awarded funding from the Armed Forces Covenant fund. Support Transition of Military Personnel (SToMP) was developed to try to ensure veterans who enter the criminal justice system are consistently identified early on and can be guided towards those support services...

Integrated High Dependency Care System

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This summer, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) launched a pilot of the new Integrated High Dependency Care System (IHDCS), designed to ensure a small group of personnel and veterans who need additional support as a result of severe injuries sustained during operations benefit from enhanced on-going assistance...

Supporting RAF Veterans battling with anxiety or depression

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Air Commodore Paul Hugheson is the Director of Welfare and Policy for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Paul served in the RAF for 26 years and has seen for himself at first hand how stress and trauma experienced during service can lead to anxiety...