Soldiering On Award Winner is A Real Inspiration

The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) Welfare Officer Nathan Cumberland wins the ‘Inspiration Award’ in the 2019 Soldiering On Awards. This prestigious military awards recognises the outstanding achievements of service personnel, both individuals and groups that support the armed forces community. Read more

Defence Medical Welfare Service Team Achieves Runner-up in the PEN National Award!

DMWS are delighted to announce that the charity has been awarded runner-up in the ‘Partnership Working to Improve the Experience’ category. The DMWS South Project was recognised for its work in a special awards event, sharing their inspiration and experience with fellow nominees. Read more

Soldiering On Award Winner and Finalist Three Years In A Row

The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) has been shortlisted for a third year running as a finalist in the 2019 Soldiering On Awards. The prestigious military awards recognise outstanding achievements of service personnel, and individuals and groups that support the armed forces community. Read more

DMWS CEO Visits Stanford Hall

DMWS Chief Executive Paul Gaffney met with Teresa Griffiths OBE ARRC Commanding Officer DMRC, to visit and see first-hand the amazing new premises. The state-of-the-art facility has been built within the grounds of Stanford Hall, and is currently providing clinical rehabilitation to military servicemen and women who have suffered a major trauma. Read more

Defence Medical Welfare Service shortlisted for PEN National Award!

The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) has been shortlisted in the Patient Experience Network (PEN) National Awards. The charity, which provides an independent face-to-face medical welfare service to the Armed Forces Community whenever they are receiving medical treatment; is a finalist in the ‘Partnership Working to Improve the Experience’ category. Read more

Scottish Veterans Minister Meets Military Veterans Project Making Positive Changes

In a visit led by the Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) team, Scottish Veterans Minister Graeme Dey met with attendees of Ayrshire Veterans Breakfast Club, at the Melbourne Café, followed by a visit to the Unforgotten Forces consortium at Poppyscotland’s Head Office in Kilmarnock. Read more

Royal Patron Hosts DMWS Charity Dinner

HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO, hosted a 75th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner in aid of the Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS). Read more

DMWS Team Wins NUH Honours 2018

NUHonours Awards are one of the ways Nottingham University Hospital say ‘thank you’ and recognises the exceptional contribution and hard work of staff who make up Team NUH. Read more

Achieving Gold – HRH The Earl of Wessex Awards DMWS

Prince Edward and the Defence Secretary, the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP presented special awards to organisations that support the armed forces and their families by offering training, work placements and employment. Read more

DMWS Participate in the Muster during the Festival of Remembrance

This year DMWS Professional Standards Manager, Elaine Crawforth; and Welfare Officer, John Walker were honoured to be selected to represent the charity during the Muster. Read more

General the Lord Dannatt, former Head of the British Army, Visits DMWS

The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS); has the pleasure of welcoming General the Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL, to our HQ offices in Andover to meet with our team and hear some of the recent thought-provoking and challenging case studies our Welfare Officers have supported. Read more

Reserves and Cadets Honoured by Hampshire's Lord Lieutenant at Annual Awards Ceremony

Members of the military reserves and cadets have been recognised for their service at a ceremony hosted by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant’s Nigel Atkinson Esq. Read more