Research & Articles

See below for research and news articles. These are pieces of writing and reports we have come across over the last few years that we think are of interest. Please email here us any further links you think may be useful to people.

Date: March 18, 2013

Author: James Jeffrey

Source: The Guardian

Iraq is always with you: a veteran’s memories of the war

Date: March 10, 2013

Author: Cath Lewis, Louise Holmes and Alex Scott-Samuel

Source: Liverpool University

Health needs assessment for ex-armed forces personnel aged under 65 and their families

Liverpool Health Observatory (LPHO) was commissioned to undertake a health needs assessment (HNA) for ex-Armed Forces personnel, and their families, in Cheshire and on Merseyside. The HNA focuses on personnel aged under 65. It includes a brief review of relevant literature, as well as a description of provision for ex-Armed Forces personnel at a local and national level.

Date: March 10, 2013

Source: NHS England

Securing excellence in commissioning for the Armed Forces and their families

This document sets out the operating model through which the NHS CB will secure the best possible health outcomes for the veteran population.

Date: March 10, 2013

Source: The University of Liverpool

Health needs assessment for ex-armed forces personnel aged under 65, and their families Cheshire and Merseyside.

The aim of this research is to assess the level of health needs of the military veteran’s community and their families in the Cheshire and Merseyside area in order to inform commissioning arrangements.

Date: March 4, 2013

Author: NHS England

Source: NHS England

New operating model for the commissioning of armed forces’ health care

Date: January 22, 2013

Author: BBC News UK

Source: BBC News UK

Thousands face Army job losses in summer

Date: January 4, 2013

Author: The Journal

Source: The Journal

Ex-service personnel harvest new start at Seaton Delaval Hall

Date: December 11, 2012

Author: Fiona Hill

Source: BBC Radio 4

Preventing PTSD; Archaeology and mental health; Organophospates

Date: November 30, 2012

Author: Paddy Shennan

Source: Liverpool Echo

Framed – our lives in the forces – the veterans staging a photography exhibition at FACT, Liverpool

Date: November 10, 2012

Author: Daniel J. Libby, Ph.D., Corey Elizabeth Pilver, Ph.D. and Rani Desai, Ph.D.

Source: Psychiatric Services A Journal of the American Psychiatric Association

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in VA Specialised PTSD Treatment Programs

This survey documented the provision of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) specialised posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment programs.

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