Supporting the Armed Forces community

The NHS employs many staff from across the Armed Forces community. We support employers to ensure these military colleagues are able to thrive.
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The Armed Forces community includes regular personnel, reservists, veterans, adult cadet force volunteers and families of regular personnel, reservists and veterans.

The values held by members of the Armed Forces community closely align to the NHS ways of working and values, with particular emphasis on service, commitment and respect.

NHS and the Armed Forces - Our people

Join us for our annual virtual conference on 14 March 2023, celebrating and strengthening the working partnership between the NHS and Armed Forces.

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Armed Forces reservists toolkit

Your bite-sized guide to understanding and supporting Armed Forces reservists in your NHS workforce.

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Step into Health

The Step into Health programme works to actively promote the NHS as an ideal employer to members of the Armed Forces community.

Join the Armed Forces mailing list

Receive regular updates on our work with the Armed Forces community, hear about latest resources and upcoming events, and learn how you and your organisation can get involved.

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