The Defence Medical Welfare Service Showcase Day

Defence Medical Welfare Service - DMWS is hosting a showcase day in conjunction with UHSM Wythenshawe. The aim of the day is to introduce the hospital staff and the public to the breath of military charities and organisations available to help and support veterans and military personnel when receiving

medical treatment.
DMWS will be hosting briefing sessions throughout the day covering the following topics:
• The Armed Forces Covenant (who & where are the Armed Forces community, what the Covenant means, its obligations, responsibilities and challenges)
• Veterans’ Health – including mental health
• Working with Armed Forces Community members (The culture of the Armed Forces, its values and standards, language & humour, expectations & resources)

Examples of military organisations attending:

Blesma, The Limbless Veterans
Blind Veterans UK
British Territorial Army
Help for Heroes Official
Hounds for Heroes
The Royal British Legion
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity
The military Improving Access to Psychological Therapies service
Veterans UK

Nova learn are coming for the day to offer war zone experience in a Virtual Reality head set tour.

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Wythenshawe
20 June , Tuesday 10:00

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