Supporting the Armed Forces community

The NHS employs a significant number of healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff who are members of the Armed Forces community.
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The Armed Forces community encompasses individuals who have served in the Armed Forces and those affiliated with them, including service leavers, veterans, reservists, members of the wounded, injured & sick community, family members and Cadet Force Adult Volunteers.

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.

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.

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