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Improving the awareness and care of veterans in healthcare services

This article aims to raise awareness of veterans (people who have served in the UK military) who are receiving nursing care. Nurses will often provide care and treatment for veterans, so they should be aware of the potential health needs…

Military spouses transition too! A call to action to address spouses’ military to civilian transition

Military to Civilian Transition (MCT) is the process experienced by military personnel as they leave service and return to civilian life. This MCT process is thought to be challenging across a range of key areas such as employment, health, and…

Gambling Problems and Military- and Health-Related Behaviour in UK Armed Forces Veterans

Internationally, problem gambling is elevated in Armed Forces veterans compared to the general population. Here, we re-examined the prevalence of problem gambling in veterans and non-veterans residing in England using an established large dataset and investigated whether gambling was associated…

UK Forces Help to Buy Scheme quarterly statistics: 2019/20

This quarterly statistical release provides summary statistics on applications, payments and purchases made under the Forces Help to Buy (FHTB) scheme. The Q2 and Q4 editions also provide statistics on the proportions of payments by region and on the age…

Tri-service families continuous attitude survey: 2019

This statistical release provides results from the Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FamCAS) 2019, along with results from previous years. Statistics from FamCAS are used by both internal Ministry of Defence (MOD) teams and external bodies to inform the development of…

Snapshot Military Families

Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and charitable policy, service provision and public opinion. Snapshots…

Snapshot Military Families Bullets

Bullets provide the key points of a Snapshot. Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and…

The South Yorkshire Armed Forces Covenant Project Model

The South Yorkshire Armed Forces Covenant Project utilised innovative and collaborative working practices to improve the consistency with which Armed Forces Covenant pledges are delivered across South Yorkshire, focusing on four key strategic project outcome aims: • To raise the…

The South Yorkshire Armed Forces Covenant Project Model – Executive Summary

In 2017 a regional partnership, consisting of Sheffield City Council, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Councils, Sheffield Hallam University and York St John University, successfully bid for an Armed Forces Covenant Fund grant designed to strengthen the local government…

Support for UK Veterans

The Armed Forces Covenant was introduced in 2011 and is a statement of the moral obligation which exists between the nation, the Government and the Armed Forces in return for the sacrifices they make. Its core principles were enshrined in…