Veterans’ Health Innovation Fund gets off the ground thanks to Government Funding

A project focused on improving the wellbeing of Scottish veterans through assistive technologies has received the green light following funding from the Office for Veterans Affairs. As part of the Veterans’ Health Innovation Fund, Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) will partner with NHS Lanark... Read more

DMWS celebrates after receiving £41k from the Severn Trent Community Fund to support military families in Birmingham.

Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) is today celebrating after being awarded just over £41,000 in funding from the Severn Trent Community Fund to extend its work supporting the Armed Forces community in Birmingham. With the added funding, DMWS is excited to embark on a mission to improve the hea... Read more

DMWS Cyprus Team recognised by MoD for their performance

Special recognition was given to our Cyprus team by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) after they received the ‘MoD Team of the Year’ award at DMWS 2022 staff awards. The team have faced challenges throughout the year as they have operated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year across all of the sta... Read more

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity award DMWS £200,000 towards to expansion of services

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity have generously awarded Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) £200,000 to help boost the support available throughout the UK. With the funding, DMWS will be able to operate more welfare officers than ever before. The additional funding will ensure all members of the Arm... Read more

The RNRMC awards funding to DMWS for the expansion of welfare services through the UK

The RNRMC (Royal Navy Royal Marines Charity) have generously awarded DMWS a 3-year grant towards the expansion of services across the UK. The funding will be used to further our reach and help more individuals from the Armed Forces community, namely those who have served or continue to serve in eith... Read more

Dorset Carers receive a boost after Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust award DMWS £93,000 in support

A new project focusing on supporting Armed Forces Carers in Dorset has been funded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust with £93,000 in support. With this funding, DMWS are now able to offer specialist welfare services to carers caring for vulnerable members of the Armed Forces community in orde... Read more

The Veterans’ Foundation continue to support DMWS and Herefordshire Veterans

The Veterans’ Foundation has awarded substantial funding to the Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) to continue the provision of welfare services to veterans in Herefordshire. Through this funding, DMWS will be able to continue its Herefordshire Family Welfare service for veterans, their fa... Read more

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Fund an Award-Winning Project for Defence Medical Welfare Service

As a result of sustained funding provided to Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has awarded Matt Long of DMWS its ‘Outstanding Partner’ Award. The award recognises those who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment... Read more

Herefordshire Community Foundation award funding to Defence Medical Welfare Service

Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) has been awarded £9,970 by the Herefordshire Community Foundation to continue the provision of welfare services throughout Herefordshire. The grant will provide part of the funding necessary to support both elderly and frail veterans and their families through... Read more

Armed Forces Patient and Public Voice Health Podcast: The Podcast

The NHS Armed Forces Health Podcast is a series that aims to help you – the armed forces community – access the plethora of NHS services available. By the armed forces community we mean Service personnel, veterans, reservists and their family members. Through these episodes we will... Read more