Please inform the Practice is you are a Military Veteran so that we can update your record and provide appropriate support and guidance. The Practice are looking to set up a Patient Participation Group for Military Veterans. Please let the Practice also know if you would like to join this group.
A veteran is someone who has served in the armed forces for at least one day. There are around 2.6 million veterans in the UK.
The health needs of military veterans can differ significantly to those of other patients, it’s highly important for continuing healthcare to tell your GP that you have served.
The NHS has a duty to deliver on a number of health commitments in relation to the Armed Forces community which are set out in the Armed Forces Covenant and the NHS Constitution.
Further information on NHS services for veterans can be found on the Armed Forces section of the NHS website and also below: