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Personalised care for veterans in England

NHS England, NHS Improvement and the MOD have published  a new approach to personalised care for veterans with a long term physical, mental or neurological condition.    What do...


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Check this page for a quick overview of news highlights and content, of particular interest to veterans. Listen: to unheard 1943 Bomber Pilot recordings Listen: Brian Wood, veteran of Iraq and...


Are you based overseas and receiving the correct pension payments?

If you are an overseas member of the Armed Forces Pension Schemes (AFPS), and receiving pension payments from Defence Business Services (DBS) Veterans UK, you need to inform them of any changes in...


Free travel for veterans in London

Eligible veterans can use London’s travel system for free by using a Veterans Oyster photocard. The photocard can be used on bus, Tube, tram, London Overground, TFL Rail, and most National Rail...


Veterans to keep military ID, easing their access to services

Service personnel leaving the Armed Forces are now able to keep their military ID, known as the MOD form 90, and use it in their civilian life, Minister for Defence People and Veterans Tobias Ellwood...


Could you have an unclaimed Service pension?

If you served after April 1975, you could have a preserved pension. AFPS 75 pensions earned before April 2005 are payable when you are 60 years old, but you won't receive it automatically - you have...


Battle Back Centre Veterans' Courses 2019/20

The Royal British Legion Battle Back Centre has developed a new five-day residential course for veterans. The course is specifically focused on the needs of veterans, but will have many of the...


Sign up for the new National Insurance credits for spouses or civil partners

As part of its commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) introduced a new National Insurance credits initiative, in April 2016. Its aim is to support spouses...


Operation Banner commemorative event on 14th August, 2019

British troops were deployed on the streets of Northern Ireland on the 14 August 1969. The military campaign was codenamed OP BANNER. Over 300,000 service personnel that were deployed into Northern...


Get your finances squared away with the help of Veterans’ Gateway

At Veterans' Gateway we receive many calls about a wide range of financial issues, from debt advice to compensation, so here are some top tips including contact details for our partners, guidelines...