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  • New programme launched for armed forces personnel seriously wounded in conflict

    New programme launched for armed forces personnel seriously wounded in conflict
    4 April 2019

    A new personalised care framework has been agreed between the Ministry of Defence and NHS England for the UK’s most seriously wounded Armed Forces personnel. The new approach, known as Integrated Personal Commissioning for Veterans (IPC4V), will ensure individuals with very complex and enduring healthcare requirements transitioning out of the military into civilian life will continue to receive comprehensive support and are effectively cared for. Jointly developed between the MOD, NHS England, service charities including Blesma, and local authorities

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  • Activity report: Blesma Christmas Markets Couples' Weekend

    Activity report: Blesma Christmas Markets Couples' Weekend
    20 March 2019

    Blesma Members enjoyed the festivities in December spending some quality festive time with their partners/ spouses, thanks to a trip to Belgium organised by Blesma. Four couples attended the Belgium Christmas Markets Couples’ Weekend, where they enjoyed visiting the historic cities of Brussels and Bruges and their world-famous Christmas markets. On day one, Members were treated to a chocolate making experience and had the opportunity to explore the famous Christmas Markets before dining together later that evening. On day two, couples independently explored the cit

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  • Boots on. It’s Blesma Week 2019!

    Boots on. It’s Blesma Week 2019!
    5 March 2019

    Blesma’s annual national week of fundraising is happening May 20-26. Blesma Week 2019 is all about raising awareness of who we are and what we do. This is the first Blesma Week where our Outreach Officers are able to join forces with our Fundraising and Communications teams to help spread the word in each of our nine regions.  With the support of our Members and volunteers ‘out on the ground’ during the Week too,  we hope to raise Blesma’s profile all over the nation!   Blesma Outreach Officers are busy organising a range of different activities that they will be running during t

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  • Blesma sail tall ship to Jersey

    Blesma sail tall ship to Jersey
    15 December 2018

    To commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI an all Blesma crew sailed an adapted tall ship to Jersey and France in August on a rewarding adventure. Meet the crew who set sail on this landmark activity...

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