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Spot the signs of financial abuse

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Kent Trading Standards secured funding from the Kent Community Safety Partnership (Kent Police, Kent Fire & Rescue Service and Kent County Council ), Greater Manchester Police, Medway Trading Standards, Slough Trading Standards, Oxfordshire Trading Standards and the Public Protection Partnership (Bracknell, West Berkshire and Wokingham) to produce a short hard hitting film depicting the devastatingContinue 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!

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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

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 Kent and Medway 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 forcesContinue Reading

Shattered Minds: Our Traumatic Wars

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Mosaic Films are lead partner on a public engagement project about service-related mental health called Shattered Minds. At the heart of the project are a number of short animated documentaries narrated by Veterans – aimed at addressing the stereotypes, prejudice and misinformation surrounding War Trauma. Focussing on, the Falklands and Iraq and Afghanistan. The key target audiences for the filmsContinue Reading

Bravo 22 Company

The Royal British Legion’s award winning Bravo 22 Company is running its first Recovery and Wellbeing through Art Project. Set up in 2014, the Bravo 22 Company was formed to help improve self-awareness, confidence, self-esteem and motivation in order to move wounded, injured and sick personnel along their individual paths to recovery. In partnership withContinue Reading

Military March

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Throughout the month of March, NHS Employers is launching a range of new resources aimed at supporting employers that have Army, Navy or RAF reservists within their workforce. Alongside a refreshed and restructured web section, each week will see the release of case studies from trusts that employ reservists, blogs from medical professionals that volunteerContinue Reading