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2019 HSJ Awards – Finalists

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The Armed Forces Network for Sussex and Kent & Medway has been shortlisted for the Military and Civilian Health Partnership Award at this year’s HSJ Awards, recognising the Network’s outstanding contribution to healthcare. The judging panel, made up of a diverse range of highly influential and respected figures within the healthcare community, shortlisted the ArmedContinue Reading

Integrated Personal Commissioning for Veterans

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Armed Forces personnel in transition, Integrated Personal Commissioning for Veterans Framework The Armed Forces personnel in transition, Integrated Personal Commissioning for Veterans Framework (IPC4V) is a new personalised care approach for the small number of Armed Forces personnel who have complex and enduring physical, neurological and mental health conditions that are attributable to injury whilstContinue Reading

Northern Ireland Historical Inquests

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With the Police Service of Northern Ireland Historical Enquiries Team reviewing many of the deaths which took place during the Northern Ireland Troubles, serving or ex-serving members of the Armed Forces who served in Northern Ireland may be contacted to give evidence as part of an inquest.  The reviews have been taking place since 2006Continue Reading

Gold!

50 employers awarded gold for supporting the Armed Forces NHS Hastings and Rother and NHS Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) were named amongst Britain’s top supporters of the Armed Forces yesterday, alongside a record number of businesses, charities and public sector bodies winning awards. The MOD announced the ‘Gold Awards’ for 50Continue Reading

Champions Awards 2016

At the “Together we CAN make a difference!” event on 24 January 2017, an award ceremony took place showcasing some of the excellent work undertaken by the Sussex Armed Forces Network Champions. Whilst we would like to have given all of our Champions an award, the following Champions have stood out for various reasons andContinue Reading

Shell Shock – The Play

The project ‘Shell Shock the play’ tells one soldier’s story of coping with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tommy Atkins’ observations on life on civvy street are poignant, frequently comic and always moving. His over-emotional responses to post office queues, a trip to Ikea, his relationships and family lead toContinue Reading

Mental Health First Aid Training

Do you work with or interact with anyone in the Armed Forces Community, whether it be serving or ex-serving personnel, veterans or their families? The Sussex Armed Forces Network is happy to announce that they are now able to deliver Armed Forces Mental Health First Aid training in support of the Armed forces Community.   EveryoneContinue Reading