Mental health ‘first aid’ course to help ex-service community

THE mental health needs of Guernsey’s unknown number of servicemen and ex-servicemen must be addressed with greater precision.Read more

Welfare Officer's Garden Makeover revealed

Inspirational DMWS Welfare Officer's garden makeover has finally been revealed on ITV's Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh’s creating a garden to be enjoyed for years to come.Read more

AF Covenant Gold Employer Recognition Scheme Award

Alongside 50 other organisations, DMWS was honoured to receive notification of our Gold Award 2018 President of the South East Reserve Forces’ & Cadets.Read more

Attending Armed Forces Days around the country

Our Welfare Officers have attended several Armed Forces Days around the country to show their appreciation for the work of our Armed Forces and inform the community of the medical welfare service we provide to them.Read more

Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire continues to support DMWS

Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire, Nigel Atkinson and his wife Christine Atkinson visit DMWS and continue to show a real interest in our charitable work of supporting those who serve when they suffer from ill health.Read more

A successful anniversary for the Unforgotten Forces project

The Unforgotten Forces project has benefited over 2,000 older veterans, their family members and carers in Scotland since its launch a year ago. DMWS is very proud to be part of this fantastic projectRead more

Hot off the press: DMWS 2017/2018 Impact Report

The latest Defence Medical Welfare Service Impact Report has arrived. In it you will find the latest facts & figures, service overview, insights and case studies.Read more

Arctic Convoy veterans pay tribute to fallen comrades

A trio in their ninties attended a special annual ceremony to commemorate the Russian Arctic Convoys of the Second World War. DMWS Welfare Officer Andy was proud to accompanied the veterans on this special occasion made possible by the Unforgotten Forces Project.Read more

Team DMWS did it the Great Glen Way

A DMWS Welfare Officer, Emma Gration put her best paddle forward to take in some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery to complete the Great Glen Canoe Trail, raising funds for charity.Read more

Former Lieutenant Commander speaks about DMWS support

Matt Kiernan speaks about his experience of working with DMWS in his role as the Senior Nursing Officer for Mental Health in the Royal Navy as well as receiving support when he was critically ill.Read more

DMWS proud winner of the Soldiering On Award 2018

DMWS has been awarded this year’s Soldiering on Award in the International Award category recognising the Charity's support to the Armed Forces community in the UK and abroad.Read more

DMWS meet MPs at Westminster

DMWS meets MPs, Councillors and representatives from charitable organisations at Portcullis House to highlight the current work and vision for the future.Read more