DMWS Police Welfare Support Programme

DMWS delivers Welfare Support Programme Service to all 43 police forces in England & Wales

Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) provides a Welfare Support Programme (WSP) to all subscribing police federation (PFEW) members across England and Wales. The scheme complements services already available to officers.

The bespoke service offers a wide range of welfare support including clinical assessment, counselling, person centred support, access to fully trained and accredited professionals, independent and confidential support and referrals appropriate follow-on specialist support.

Are you a Police Officer and need support? Contact DMWS at or 01264 586 942

Armed Forces Day 2020 - Caring for Those Who Serve

Armed Forces Week 2020, DMWS shows that during these times of change, their commitment remains the same.

The DMWS official video

We are delighted to present to you our DMWS official video which encapsulates the difference we make to those who serve when they are on a medical care pathway. Our real-life case studies including a serving member of the Armed Forces, a Veteran and the Police.

DMWS support to an ill military dependent and her family

DMWS support to the police

DMWS support enables police officer to return to their front line role.

A day in the life of a Welfare Officer: Marie Crombie, Scotland

Ex-Forces Action Network: Rick's Story

DMWS work with Unforgotten Forces programme in Scotland

Welfare Officer supports aged veterans in Scotland

DMWS Welfare Officer Nominated for top NHS Award

Radio Interview:

Radio Interview:

DMWS CEO, Paul Gaffney, speaks to Mark Humphries, BFBS Cyprus about the medical welfare service provided on Island.

Click on the link below to listen to the interview


DMWS Welfare Officer Jason Stone nominated at the NHS National Penn Awards for his work with veterans and the community.