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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...


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...


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...


Five tips to help you deal with Bonfire Night and fireworks

For some veterans, Bonfire Night can be a difficult time of year. Here are five tips to help you deal with the situation: 1.Think about how to cope Going out or staying in? Give some thought as to...


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 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...


Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact)

The HMPPS-funded Prisoners' Families Helpline, run by the Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact), provides practical and emotional support, information and advice to anyone who is affected by...


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...


Changes to the Enhanced Learning Credits and Further Education and Higher Education schemes

The Ministry of Defence promotes learning among members of the Armed Forces and the veterans' community, by providing Learning Credits through the Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) scheme and Further...