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Shell Shock – Remembrance Day

We are thrilled to announce that in conjunction with Shell Shock Media CIC, Changing Minds – Changing Lives and SSAFA that we will be hosting an on-line adaptation of the award winning Shell Shock play starring Tim Marriott.  The play depicts one veteran’s experience of trauma and mental ill health and the impact of thisContinue Reading

Improving health and wellbeing support

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Share your views to help improve health and wellbeing support for armed forces families in England The NHS has launched a questionnaire and series of virtual events to explore how it can improve health and wellbeing support for serving, reserve and veteran families in England. Whilst most armed forces families enjoy healthy lives, the uniqueContinue Reading

Success at Soldiering On Awards

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The Sussex, Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network (AFN) is celebrating its success at the national Soldiering On Awards after being named the winner of The Forces in Mind Trust’s Working Together Award. This national prize recognises the AFN’s hard work to make sure people with a Forces background can get support and help onContinue Reading

English Veterans Awards 2020

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The English Veterans Awards 2020 – Rewarding Veterans in Business, Fitness, Sport and the wider community – in association with The ABF Soldiers’ Charity In England, there are a huge number of highly successful Armed Forces Veterans that have made the transition from the Military to civilian life and the English Veterans Awards (EVA) ,Continue Reading

Employer Recognition Scheme 2020 Awards

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The Armed Forces Network would like to congratulate its colleagues in Sussex and Kent & Medway on achieving the following awards under the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme in 2020. Dover District Council – Gold AwardKent Fire and Rescue Service – Gold AwardMedway Council – Gold AwardSussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – Silver AwardWestContinue Reading

Armed Forces Day 2020

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Armed Forces Day took place on Saturday 27 June 2020 and the Armed Forces Network celebrated the whole of Armed Forces week with daily updates via our Twitter account @SussexAFN. In Canterbury they held a flag raising event at Canterbury fire station. In attendance were the on duty crew, Kent Fire & Rescue Service volunteer,Continue Reading

HSJ Awards – Results

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Whilst the Armed Forces Network didn’t win on Wednesday 6 November 2019 at the HSJ Awards it was inspiring to see the amount of work being done across England to better services. Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group won the Military and Civilian Health Partnership Award with their project on Reaching out to their military veterans andContinue Reading

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
 

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