Tag Archives: Sunday People

GP surgeries 'failing troops with PTSD' as only one in 20 are 'veteran friendly'

Only one in 20 GP surgeries in England are “veteran friendly”, the Government admits.  Just 375 of the 7,000 practices have staff trained to deal with veterans ­issues such as combat related post -traumatic stress disorder.  The figures are revealed in the Armed Forces Covenant annual report, out last month.  In November, Ash Nickless, ex-Royal… Read More »

Meet Amber, the wonder dog who can sense PTSD in military heroes

Meet the newest fighter against post-traumatic stress­ in the forces – Amber the dog.  The eight-year-old terrier cross can sense sadness and distress in people and is now a PTSD awareness dog.  Her owner reckons she has helped save hundreds of lives by comforting people, including his own.  Navy veteran Steve Murphy said: “About eight… Read More »

Veteran's widow blasts MoD after his death is first to be recorded as suicide

The widow of an Army war veteran who took his life has got bitter justice after a coroner ruled this week his death was caused by post-traumatic stress disorder.  Former Lance-Corporal Dave Jukes has been offically listed as a veteran suicide – just months after the Sunday People and ex-forces charities called for a nationwide… Read More »

Charity forced to build PTSD centre as MoD refuses to help mentally ill veterans – Daily News

Traumatised Royal Marines will finally have somewhere to turn – thanks to a generous public.  It’s hoped a £2.4million centre being built with funds raised by the Royal Marines Charity will help stem an “epidemic” of suicides from battle stress.  Serving and former commandos will have access to therapists, support workers and will receive advice… Read More »

Defence Secretary's fury at reading about snub to PTSD soldiers in Sunday People – Daily News

Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt was furious after aides failed to pass on a vital plea for help over ­post-traumatic stress disorder.   Ms Mordaunt has ordered a probe after our exclusive story last week that a military ­charity’s letter asking for a register of all veterans’ suicides has been snubbed a SECOND time .  The… Read More »

Royal Uk – Voice of the People: Let the Ministry of Defence act as caring as charities do

It is fantastic that a charity has sent up drones to rescue PTSD-stricken veterans missing from their homes.  And it is brilliant to see TV star Duncan Bannatyne generously providing free gym memberships for recovering soldiers.   We, like Prince Harry , salute their remarkable work. But such selfless actions only serve to underline one… Read More »

Royal Az – Voice of the People: Let the Ministry of Defence act as caring as charities do

If you’re new, Subscribe! → https://bit.ly/2zGrBPo Royal Az – Voice of the People: Let the Ministry of Defence act as caring as charities do ======================================   It is fantastic that a charity has sent up drones to rescue PTSD-stricken veterans missing from their homes.  And it is brilliant to see TV star Duncan Bannatyne generously… Read More »

Royal Uk – Prince Harry backs PTSD lifeline that has already saved 11 heroic veterans

Two ex-soldiers who set up a support group for ­distressed veterans on the brink of ­suicide have saved ELEVEN lives in only nine months.   The remarkable success of the All Call Signs initiative has deeply ­impressed Prince Harry , who has given it his enthusiastic backing.  All Call Signs was launched after the suicide… Read More »

Meghan Markle Royal – Prince Harry tells soldier’s grieving mum he will battle army’s PTSD problem

Prince Harry and Meghan have promised a grieving mum they will do more to help stricken war veterans.  The royal couple gave an assurance to Viv Johnston, whose special forces hero son Danny, 35, killed himself last year after losing his battle with post-traumatic stress disorder.  Viv, 62, was overwhelmed when the royal couple invited… Read More »

Royal Az – Prince Harry tells soldier’s grieving mum he will battle army’s PTSD problem

If you’re new, Subscribe! → https://bit.ly/2zGrBPo Royal Az – Prince Harry tells soldier’s grieving mum he will battle army’s PTSD problem ======================================  Prince Harry and Meghan have promised a grieving mum they will do more to help stricken war veterans.  The royal couple gave an assurance to Viv Johnston, whose special forces hero son Danny,… Read More »

Royal Uk – Voice of the People: PTSD battle boosted by new royals

The royal family is changing for the better.  Generations of the stiff-upper lip are starting to give way to a much more accessible approach.  And their cold front is finally starting to thaw. It’s a welcome change.  No-one exemplifies the fresh approach more than Prince Harry.  The young royal has been a shining example of… Read More »

Royal Az – Voice of the People: PTSD battle boosted by new royals

If you’re new, Subscribe! → https://bit.ly/2zGrBPo Royal Az – Voice of the People: PTSD battle boosted by new royals ======================================  The royal family is changing for the better.  Generations of the stiff-upper lip are starting to give way to a much more accessible approach.  And their cold front is finally starting to thaw. It’s a… Read More »

Meghan Markle Royal – Voice of the People: PTSD battle boosted by new royals

The royal family is changing for the better.  Generations of the stiff-upper lip are starting to give way to a much more accessible approach.  And their cold front is finally starting to thaw. It’s a welcome change.  No-one exemplifies the fresh approach more than Prince Harry.  The young royal has been a shining example of… Read More »