Peverell Park Surgery & University Medical Centre

Peverell Park Surgery | 01752 766644 |

University Medical Centre | 01752 222341 |

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Veteran Friendly Accredited GP Practice

Peverell Park Surgery – Veteran friendly accredited GP practice

Who is a veteran?

  • Veterans include anyone who has served for at least one day in the Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve)
  • By far the majority serve over 10 years


How many veterans are there in UK?

  • UK Veterans = 2.4 million
  • 18,000 Service people leave military annually
  • 2,500 leave the Services on medical grounds per annum
  • 750,000 UK Armed Forces veterans of working age in England and Wales
  • 5.4 million adult spouses, partners, widowers and child dependants
  • Each NHS GP will have around 30 + veterans on their list


How to get the best out of your GP practice

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Healthcare for the armed forces community

How the NHS can help if you’re in the British armed forces or are a veteran, a reservist or a family member of someone who is serving or who has served. Find out more



Op COURAGE – the Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service

Op COURAGE is an NHS mental health specialist service designed to help serving personnel due to leave the military, reservists, armed forces veterans and their families. Find out more









What is the Armed Forces Covenant?

To those who proudly protect our nation, who do so with honour, courage, and commitment, the Armed Forces Covenant is the nation’s commitment to you.

It is a pledge that together we acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives. For Support and Advice



Veterans’ Gateway – information and support for veterans and their families

We are the first point of contact for you and your loved ones. Contact us 24/7 for help across housing, mental wellbeing, finances and more. We can also refer you directly to our Referral Partners. Get in touch with our friendly helpline team by phone, chat, text and email. Find out more