Additional support is available for Armed Forces members, Reservists and Veterans and their dependents attending the Trust.
The Trust’s dedicated Armed Forces Healthcare Lead can be contacted on 0191 5656256, extension 42342 or by email at stsft.ArmedForces@nhs.net for any reason relating to Armed Forces members, Veterans and their families attending the Trust’s sites or accessing care provided by the Trust.
There are a number of local organisations that provide additional support and opportunities for social interaction for the Armed Forces community in the area. These include Veterans In Crisis in the Sunderland area and NAAFI Break South Tyneside.
More information on general support for veterans can be found on Veterans’ Gateway.
A guide to support available for veterans and members of the Armed Forces community can be found by clicking here.