Supporting the Armed Forces in the NHS

NHS reserve forces

The NHS employs a significant number of healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff who are also members of the Reserve Forces, have previously served within the military or who have military personnel within their immediate family. Here we offer the guidance, knowledge and helpful tools you will need to support reservists employed within your workforce. 

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Employers roles and responsibilities

Find out why it is important for NHS organisations to be committed reservist employers, and access guidance on how to become a supportive employer.

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Armed Forces Network

Join our NHS Employers network to raise awareness of the Armed Forces community within the NHS and gain exclusive our exclusive champions area where you can share and learn from other leads.

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NHS Reserve Forces footprint map

Want to find out if your organisation employ reservists? Looking for details of your local military units? Find all you need to know here.

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Step into Health

Step into Health connects employers in the NHS to talent from the Armed Forces community, by offering an access route into employment and career development opportunities. Find out how you can support the programme.

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Resource library

This section provides an easy to navigate library of all the useful resources available for employers who have reservist members within their workforce.

Related News

Pledge your support to Step into Health

NHS Employers have now launched the Step into Health web pages, where NHS organisations can find out how they can tap into talent from the Armed Forces community and express their interest in the recruitment programme.

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Show your support for Reserves Day 2017

Reserves Day is taking place on 21 June this year, offering employers another opportunity to celebrate reservist colleagues.

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