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 presents ‘Quilt of Valour’ in recognition of Alan Wainman’s service.

    DMWS welfare officer Justine Clayton has had the pleasure of presenting Shelia Taylor with a ‘Quilt of Valour’ in honour of her late father Alan Wainman who served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Alan, who sadly passed in April this year, and his family had been supported by we... Read more

  • NHS Lanarkshire honoured for outstanding support towards the Armed Forces

    NHS Lanarkshire honoured for outstanding support towards the Armed Forces. Congratulations to health and social care staff across Lanarkshire after they received the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award for outstanding support towards the Armed Forces community. DMWS Welfare Officers Kenny and Ash... Read more

  • "There when it matters most".

    As part of the Defence Medical Welfare Service partnership with ABF The Soldiers’ Charity we were the focus of their recent Go Inspire campaign highlighting the vital work we have delivered during the last 18 months. Download and read all about how we have helped over 5500 individuals within t... 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.