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DMWS receives funding from Worshipful Company of Insurers Charitable Trust

Worshipful Company of Insurers Charitable Trust has awarded the Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) a grant for the provision of medical welfare support to members of the Armed Forces community. We are absolutely delighted to receive this funding award which will help to continue to provide medic... Read more

DMWS awarded grant from AFCFT Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has awarded The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) with a continuation grant from the Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund. This funding will provide continued delivery of the Strategic Pathways project, so as to ensure support for organisations receivin... Read more

Finalist for ‘Role Model of the Year’ at Veterans Awards 2020

DMWS Welfare Officer Ashley Winter is a finalist for the ‘Role model of the year’ at The English Veterans Awards. He is dedicated and passionate about helping the Armed Forces Community in Herefordshire and has helped many people by improving their ability to live independently, reducing... Read more

DMWS Welfare Officer Justine Clayton talks to BBC Somerset Breakfast Show

DMWS Welfare Officer for Somerset, Justine Clayton was on @bbcsomerset breakfast talking to Clare Carter about her role @DMWS and how she helps the veteran and armed forces community in Somerset. You can listen to the interview here at 2:49 hrs into the show. Read more about the support Justine will... Read more

DMWS is awarded £41,436 from The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (AFCFT) has awarded DMWS £41,436 to increase the support provided by the DMWS Emergency Response Service (ERS) during Covid-19. The funding will help 430 serving personnel, veterans and their families. The ERS provides a rapid response phone based welfare s... Read more

‘By Your Side’ – Defence Medical Welfare Service feature in Army and You Magazine

Date: Summer 2020 Publication: Army and You Magazine (AFF) @ArmyandYou ‘The health – mental and physical – of loved ones is arguably our biggest priority and as army families, it’s reassuring to know there are lots of healthcare professionals looking after us, specific initiatives t... Read more

‘Help is at hand for military veterans’

The Defence Medical Welfare Service are an active member of the Herefordshire Armed Forces Covenant and provide support to veterans and their families who are undergoing medical treatment in and out of hospital. Herefordshire’s Veteran Support Centre (VSC) is providing support to those who nee... Read more

Help us care for those who care for us

DMWS launches ‘Help us care’ campaign to meet the increased demand for their welfare services during Covid19 across the UK, Cyprus and Northern Ireland.  To find out more and details of how you can donate please visit: https://help-us-care.dmws.org.ukAny hospital treatment or health... Read more

DMWS receives funding from Veterans’ Foundation

The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) have received £12,500 for the DMWS Emergency Response Service to help support veterans and their families during the COVID-19 Pandemic. What is the DMWS Emergency Response Service (ERS)? ERS provides a rapid response phone based welfare service to vet... Read more

Herefordshire Freemasons Awards £79,700 to DMWS

The Herefordshire Freemasons for awards DMWS a grant of £79,700. This enables DMWS to continue to help veterans & over 65s return to independent life in their own homes after hospital treatment in Herefordshire. Herefordshire Times News Article: Full Press Release details below: Military vetera... Read more