We are the Defence Medical Welfare Service, providing medical welfare support to the Armed Forces Community across the UK and in Cyprus.

Our Welfare Officers are highly trained and are ready to respond to those in need 24/7.

We are the only charity to deploy to areas of conflict alongside troops on the frontline, and the first welfare service that service personnel will see when they are wounded, injured or sick.

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We are currently inviting applications for the following vacancy


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Training Events Diary

DMWS provide a range of course in welfare, Mental Health First Aid and Resilience. Find out which courses are running and where


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DMWS Attend Somme100 Remembrance Services

On Friday 1st July 2016, DMWS staff from across the UK and Germany paid their respects at services and parades to remember those who fell at The Somme 100 years ago.


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Upcoming events

  • Level 3 Diploma in Welfare Studies

    Our September Diploma will be held in Manchester.Join us and gain the skills to empower and protect your staff and service users. Read more

  • Mental Health First Aid Standard Course

    Come and see us in Andover this Autumn and take a Mental Health First Aid Course. Enjoy our beautiful surroundings and get the essential skills you need to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Book today! Read more

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) October 2016

    ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Read more

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