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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 the changes...


Are you a carer and do you need the right information now?

In the UK over 1.3 million people provide over 50 hours of care per week. And those caring for veterans may face additional difficulties, due to life-changing injuries that make day-to-day living...


Veterans to keep military ID, easing their access to services

Update 8th January 2020 *We aim to launch phase 2 to the wider veteran community, as soon as is practical, enabling existing veterans to apply for a card. Information on how to apply will be released...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Are you ex-Service and priced out of the housing market?

Haig Housing provides homes to the Serving and ex-Service community, offering quality housing with affordable rents. 69 new homes will be coming to London in spring and summer 2019. This will include...


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...


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...