High Sheriff's award for Police Medical Welfare Service

We are delighted to receive the High Sheriff of Hampshire Award for the professional welfare support we have provided to Hampshire Constabulary.Read more

Unforgotten Forces working together successfully to support veterans

A Scottish couple who received support from the Unforgotten Forces Project shows the benefit of organisations coming together to deliver a common goal: to support those who serve.Read more

International Woman’s day: Meeting the needs of female soldiers, veterans and spouses

Many of our welfare officers are women who have either served in, or have links with the military. They play a vital role in increasing the wellbeing of the Armed Forces during times of ill health.Read more

Young and old veterans benefit from Healthcare Navigator

The DMWS Healthcare Navigator in Birmingham offers young and old service leavers and their families support with issues affecting their physical or mental wellbeing.Read more

MHFA England interviews DMWS Training

MHFA England speaks to DMWS Training Manager Mark Perryman on his passion delivering training courses to internal staff and external organisations.Read more

Herefordshire supports ex-Forces community

Our Welfare Officers are embedded within the Wye Vallety Trust and the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust to provide support to the aged veteran community when they need help during times of ill health.Read more

Soldier to veteran - Life after The RLC

Ex WO2 Mark Lucas, Pioneer by trade, left The RLC in August 2017 after a successful 24-year career. He reflects on leaving the Army and transitioning into civilian life working as a Welfare Officer for DMWS.Read more

DMWS shortlisted for two prestigious Awards

DMWS is delighted to announce that the charity has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2018 Soldiering On Awards in two categories, and The Charity Film Awards.Read more

Soldier Magazine interviews DMWS Welfare Officer

Nathan Cumberland, DMWS Welfare Officer spoke to the editor of Soldier Magazine on his transition from Grenadier Guardsman to civilian life after he was critically injured by an IED in Afghanistan.Read more

Aged Veterans Project is picking up momentum

The Aged Veterans Project in Herefordshire and Nottinghamshire has gained significant traction over the course of the past few months. Recent case studies show the positive impact the project has already made.Read more

Paul Gaffney appointed as DMWS's new CEO

DMWS has appointed Paul Gaffney as Chief Executive Officer effective from 1 December 2017. He takes over from Nicky Murdoch MBE, who will take on the Charity's new role as Strategic Relations Director, following 6 successful years as Chief Executive.Read more

DMWS Training meets with MHFA England

DMWS Training met with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) to discuss past and future partnership in delivering MHFA courses to empower people to care for themselves and others.Read more