The Armed forces community health pathway is designed to help armed forces veterans navigate hospital and GP appointments smoothly. 

The armed forces booklet is available for veterans to complete, keep and use within any health and social care appointment. This gives the healthcare professional a brief overview of your information. This information will only be used to help with your treatment and care.

Helpful contacts

SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity - provide personalised, face-to-face support to those in local area

Veterans Gateway - 24/7 for welfare needs, including healthcare and housing to employability and more

OP Courage - The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service - NHS mental health specialist service designed to help serving personnel due to leave the military, reservists, armed forces veterans and their families

Help for Heroes – Helping wounded veterans and their families to recover and get on with their lives

Royal British Legion - Lifelong support to serving and ex-serving personnel and their families

Veterans UK - Free support for veterans and their families, including a helpline, veterans welfare service, defence transition services and injury/bereavement compensation scheme payments

CWP Crisis Line - mental health support that is available to anyone, at any time of day on 0800 145 6485