Armed forces pages

Health and wellbeing

Armed Forces Covenant Silver AwardThe MOD Army, The Navy Families Federation and The Royal Air Force Families Federation: All provide a range of welfare support to families during their time in the armed forces.

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA), Bereaved Families Support Group: The BFSG provides emotional and social support and a signposting service for those families requiring welfare support to the families of members of the armed forces who have died in service whatever the circumstances. BFSG is run by SSAFA Forces Help which is the national charity for those who served in our armed forces, those who used to serve, and their families.

Live at Ease: A totally free and confidential service connecting ex-service personnel and veterans to the help they need. They also provide family support.

Priority NHS Care for Veterans: All Veterans are provided priority access to NHS hospital care for any condition that is related to their time during service.