Veteran Coffee Morning
Hayling Voluntary service, (based in the Health Centre) run a coffee morning every Thursday. For more information on this please contact them directly
Telephone: 02392 464730
Veterans Outreach Support
Locally we have access to the Veterans Outreach Support (VOS) service. The VOS Drop-In is open on the first Wednesday of every month from 2pm to 6pm in the Royal Maritime Club, Portsmouth.
Telephone: 02392 731 767
Combat Stress look after veteran’s mental health and run a 24 hour help line for both veterans and their family members.
Telephone: 0800 138 1619
King Edward VII’s Hospital (London) run a veterans’ pain clinic
King Edward VII’s Hospital (London) run a veterans’ pain clinic as part of the Centre for Veterans’ Health. The Veterans’ Pain Clinic is free of charge to all veterans. All that is required is proof of service and a GP referral letter. For more information, or to book yourself a place, simply contact the Centre.
Telephone: 0207 467 4370
The Veterans Gateway can be used as a first point of contact for whatever support is needed.
Help for Heroes
Help for Heroes have a wide range of services, including their recovery programme and “hidden wounds”, a mental health support programme.
The Transition, intervention and liaison mental health service
The Transition, intervention and liaison mental health service is a NHS veterans’ mental health service available across England. This service provides a range of treatment and support for veterans. This includes recognising the early signs of mental health problems and providing access to early treatment and support, as well as therapeutic treatment for complex mental health difficulties and psychological trauma. Patients are also provided with help, where appropriate, with employment, reduction in alcohol consumption, housing and social support.
You can self refer to Adele Stevens (Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight).
Telephone: 0300 365 0300
Veterans: priority NHS treatment
When servicemen and women leave the armed forces, their healthcare is the responsibility of the NHS.