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Armed Forces healthcare

Healthcare information for military personnel and veterans, including getting treatment and contacts.

Military healthcare

Read about the world-class care provided for the armed forces

Hospital care

Find out how the NHS and military medics work together to provide high quality medical care for the armed forces


Learn how rehabilitation units help patients to return to military duty as quickly as possible

Mental health

Find out who provides mental health services for military personnel


There are around 4.5m armed forces veterans in the UK, who are all entitled to priority healthcare in the NHS  

Other contacts

Find contact details for the armed forces and more

Page last reviewed: 22/03/2011

Next review due: 22/03/2013

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