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  • Behind the scenes at the making of Making Generation R podcast sessions

    Behind the scenes at the making of Making Generation R podcast sessions
    2 May 2019

    Blesma launches a series of Making Generation R podcasts that pairs six Members with celebrities for frank, funny and moving conversations. The Blesma Members involved in the Making Generation R programme have, for the last few years, been taking their life stories of overcoming adversity into schools. Now, their inspiring tales are being shared with an even wider audience through a series of podcasts. The Resilience Sessions podcasts pair a Member with a well-known public figure, and the results have been a moving and thought-provoking serie

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  • Meet the Blesma London Marathon team

    Meet the Blesma London Marathon team
    26 April 2019

    This year, eight people will brave the epic 26.2 mile challenge that is the London Marathon all raising vital funds for our wounded veterans. Meet our Blesma fundraisers: Blesma Member Jack Cummings Jack, 30, from Oxford First Marathon In 2010, Jack was serving wit

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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 au

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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

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