The new over-arching name for the three NHS veterans’ mental health services. It has been designed to help serving personnel due to leave the military, as well as reservists, armed forces veterans and their families.

    Mental health support for veterans, service leavers and reservists – NHS

    NHS mental health care for veterans

  • Veterans Trauma Network

    This is located within ten major centres to provide care and treatment to those who have been injured during their time in service. Please speak to your GP if this applies to you.

  • Prosthetics

    There are nine disablement service centres that provide specialist prosthetic and rehabilitation support to veterans to ensure they continue to have access to the high-quality care that was provided to them whilst they were in the Armed Forces.
    – You are free to attend the DSC of their choice.
    – Your nearest centre: Bristol Centre for Enablement, North Bristol NHS Trust
    – Other DSCs: Leicester, Sheffield, Carlisle, Preston, Stanmore, Portsmouth, Birmingham and Cambridge

  • Personalised care

    For veterans with a long-term physical, mental or neurological health condition or disability.

    Personalised care for veterans

    Personalised care for veterans in England (PDF)


  • Veterans Covenant Health Alliance

    This is a network of over 30 acute hospitals that have been accredited as exemplars of the best care for veterans, helping to drive improvement in NHS care of people who serve or have served in the UK armed forces and their families.

    Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance

  • Mobility equipment support

    Veterans Medicals Funds from the Royal British Legion can provide specialist wheelchairs, orthotic equipment and other mobility related items for veterans who have service-related serious physical injury and whose needs cannot be met through statutory services.

    Royal British Legion


  • Armed Forces Healthcare Navigator Service

    The Defence Medical Welfare Service provide emotional and practical support to the Armed Forces community when they are on a health care pathway, receiving treatment in hospital, community-based health care, or at home.

    Armed Forces Support – DMWS

  • Local resources

    Somerset SSAFA
    Somerset | SSAFA

    British Legion Admiral Nurses
    Admiral Nurses | Dementia Homes | Royal British Legion