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  • Coronavirus information for Blesma Members

    Blesma logo
    26 May 2020

    The outbreak of Coronavirus/COVID-19 in the UK, and globally is deeply concerning. As the pandemic develops Blesma is taking daily account of the situation and the governmental measures relating to it.  Our absolute first concern is to the health and wellbeing of our Members and staff and we are continually reviewing how we deliver our services to ensure this is the case. INFORMATION FOR OUR MEMBERS Please know that Blesma will continue to support its Members in all the ways it can. Ours is an Association founded o

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  • Virtual Pain management programme, King Edward VII Hospital

    Pain Clinic
    11 May 2020

    Living with persistent pain can be difficult, affecting all areas of your life. Would you like to attend a free Veteran specific PMP to help you learn ways to manage your pain more effectively? Following very good feedback from their first virtual PMP King Edwards VVII’S Hospital is able to offer more. The virtual PMP delivers the same content as the face to face PMP without the need for you to travel or stay in London. Testimonials  “Having attended the PMP I now feel so much more confident with my overall pain management” “The PMP has been

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  • Blesma Virtual Choir sing We'll Meet Again as part of VE Day celebrations

    Sing Along
    8 May 2020

    The Blesma voice is ringing out loud and proud with a virtual chorus of the wartime classic We’ll Meet Again to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Members, staff and supporters have come together to produce a unique track, with each recording their individual versions of the Dame Vera Lynn song that kept spirits high in the dark days of the Second World

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  • Making Generation R goes digital for lockdown

    Matt armitage
    1 May 2020

    Making Generation R is using the inspiring stories of how Members have tackled the adversity in their lives to help young people cope with the pressures of life under lockdown. As you know, Blesma has been quick to act throughout the COVID Crisis, and social distancing has of course also had a major impact on the Making Generation R programme. With schools closed, and teachers looking to online resources, students at home need to find resilience now more than ever. In order to help young people learn resilience at home, Blesma along with The Drive Project ar

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