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How a Cold War Spy Film Highlights the Needs of Veterans Today
A remarkable new film, The Courier, hits cinema screens this month, telling the story of a salesman who is recruited as a spy during World War One. The film’s director, Dominic Cooke, met with us to explain the parallels he sees between the main character and modern day veterans who have to cope with leaving the military.
How Hidden Wounds continues to support veterans and their families
In recent years, the conversation about mental health has taken a positive step into the limelight. As a result, many of us now acknowledge that, alongside the physical, our psychological wellbeing also requires care. Last year alone, more than 2000 wounded veterans and their loved ones accessed our Hidden Wounds service for support with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Our Response to Disability Strategy
While it is positive that the Government has shown its intent to improve the lives of disabled people through the publication of its National Disability Strategy, we remain concerned by the limited consultation process which raised many serious accessibility issues for disabled people.
Our very first Impact Report
Our very first Impact Report has landed. In this report you can read about how, over the past year, our amazing supporters, fundraisers, partners and volunteers, have helped us keep our promise to be here for those who put their lives on the line for us.
How you're helping us deliver support, fit for heroes.
Former Royal Navy nurse, Carol Betteridge, has spent her whole career caring for wounded military personnel, including as Commanding Officer of the hospital in Camp Bastion during the war in Afghanistan. Now Head of our Welfare and Clinical Services Team, Carol took time out to describe how our recovery services are evolving to meet the changing needs of the men and women we serve; and how gifts in Wills are giving wounded veterans help today and hope for tomorrow.