Our Mission

To provide a high-quality medical welfare service to those who serve the nation and the community when they are in the patient care pathway, in order to deliver capability and productivity.

How we help

Armed Forces Covenant

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over 1 million

patients and families supported by DMWS since 1943

1/4 million

pounds saved by the NHS with just two DMWS projects

70 million

days are lost each year to mental health illness each year

Latest News

  • DMWS sets up crafting & companionship for isolated veterans in Wiltshire

    The crafting & companionship group for female veterans in Lyneham & surrounding areas in Wiltshire was set up by DMWS and is lead by Welfare Officer DMWS Julie Ponton. The successful and growing project is funded by The Armed Forces Positive Pathways pathways programme which funds activities... Read more

  • DMWS supports Children's Mental Health Week 2021

    The welfare officer from DMWS gave me confidence that should I be required to have an extended stay in hospital that my family could be supported and cared for. It’s Children’s Mental Health Week 2021 and at DMWS we continually support families of our service users. Some of our welfare o... Read more

  • "Michael from DMWS looks out for veterans" highlights the Southern Reporter

    https://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/news/people/michael-looks-out-veterans-3105271 ENDS – Notes to Editors: For clinical referrals please contact Michael Lowrey, welfare officer – Vale of Leven, Tel: 0800 999 3697 Email: referrals@dmws.org.uk       &... Read more

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DMWS is an elected member of the Cobseo Executive Committee 

Cobseo is the Confederation of Service Charities which represents the needs of the whole serving and veterans community.