Developing mental health services for veterans in England
The NHS provides 12 mental health services across England specifically for veterans. They enable specialist staff to care for veterans with mental health needs, direct them to the most appropriate service and give them effective treatment.
The contracts for most of these services are due to end in September 2016, and so this gives the NHS an opportunity to ask what you think of them.
The NHS wants to hear from anyone who has opinions to offer, and particularly from:
- people who have served in the armed forces (whether as a reservist or regular) and have used or are currently using NHS veterans’ mental health services
- family members and carers
- staff and organisations that are providing mental health care, treatment and support for veterans and their families.
The survey closes on 31 Mar 2016.