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We've taken a number of steps to provide additional support to the Armed Forces community, including:

We've taken a number of steps to provide additional support:
  • An Armed Forces Network to support employees who are Reservists, Veterans and spouses/partners.
  • Support teams of staff to take part in Exercise Medical Stretch, resulting in members of staff becoming Reservists at 203 Field Hospital.
  • Armed Forces involvement at Trust Board meetings and ‘lunch and learn’ events.
  • Reservists involvement in Business Continuity Planning arrangements.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) 203 (Welsh) Field Hospital, including the launch of a joint Clinical Excellence Award.
  • Commitment to the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Prince of Wales Cadet Scheme which provides nursing cadets structured placements at VCC and the Welsh Blood Service (WBS). 
  • Joined the Career Transition Partnership and committed to a guaranteed interview process for those that meet essential skills criteria.
  • Working towards the Veterans Aware Accreditation and setting up an Amed Forces Steering Group to cover both workforce and patient pathways.