Veteran Friendly Accreditation

Veteran Friendly GP

Wood Lane is officially Veteran accredited

The veteran friendly GP practice accreditation is a programme run by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and NHS England to recognise and support practices in delivering the best possible care and treatment for patients who have served in the armed forces.

What does being a Veteran Friendly Accredited GP mean to us?

Being a Veteran Friendly Accredited practice means we recognise the importance of delivering tailored care for veteran patients and their families within our community. We understand the unique health needs that veterans have and we will always continue to strive to provide the very best care and support. Our designated Practice Lead is Dr Steven Shapiro.

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How to notify us that you are a Veteran?

If you would like to let us know that you are a veteran – please contact us via email [email protected]

If you would like to register with our practice as a new patient, please visit our registration page, and mark on the registration form that you are a Veteran: Register with us

Out of hours support

If you require specialist support, or would like to talk to someone outside of the practice, please see the out of hour services available to you. To find out more click:

Op COURAGE: 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.

Veterans Trauma Network:The Veterans Physical Health and Wellbeing Service is an NHS service that provides specialist care and treatment to veterans who have physical health problems as a result of their time in the Armed Forces.

Veteran’s Gateway: 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.