Veteran Support - Fellows' Story Collection

Author: Helen Aherne
Veteran Support - Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about some of our Fellows' work in this area.

RAF Squadron leader Shreshth Dharm-Datta travelled to Germany, Canada and the USA in 2009, to study the treatment of combat casualties at military hospitals. Read more...

Garreth Murrell found himself in personal crisis fourteen years after leaving the army. As a veteran, he was keen to help others once he'd managed to overcome his own PTSD. As a result of his Fellowship in 2010 he now runs an award winning charity doing just that. Read more...

Matthew Wesson travelled to Washington and Texas for four weeks in 2009, to study how the US military prevent and treat traumatic stress injuries. Read more...

Andrew Smith is a Community Psychiatric Nurse and is the Northern Ireland Team Lead at Combat Stress, the UK's leading Veterans' mental health charity. His Fellowship in 2014 to Canada explored various models of community mental health care offered to veterans abroad, with a specific focus on the function of operational stress injury clinics. Read more...

Tony Wright travelled to the USA to investigate the resettlement and support services available to ex-service personnel prior to and after a return to civilian life. Read more...

Dr Henry Nwume, an Army Medical Officer, travelled to Norway and the USA on his Fellowship in 2009. His aim was to improve the rehabilitation of severely wounded servicemen and women by using sport to improve self-worth and confidence. Read more...