Armed Forces healthcare briefing

Monday 21 June marked the start of Armed Forces Week, a series of events, videos and articles celebrating the range of activities and people of the Armed Forces.

This briefing below gives information about NHS services for the Armed Forces community and activity connected with the Armed Forces Week.


British Forces Resettlement Services Employment Fair


The BFRS Virtual event will provide the Armed Forces Community with a great opportunity to meet and network with employers. The event combines real world services with technological and virtual solutions.

Date:   23 – 25 February 2021

Location Online:  BFRS Employment Fair-Feb21
To book your place, visit the BFRS website

Attendees can access in-house information from exhibitors virtually.

These events connect attendees with exhibitors, giving access to exhibitors websites, social media channels, videos, jobs, courses, downloadable company information, it allows appointments, sending messages and viewing live and on demand webcasts.

National Employment Online Careers Fair for the Armed Forces Community

National Employment Online Careers Fair went live yesterday and will remain open until  Thursday 7 May 2020.



Location: Online-register here

By registering, you will be able to create an online career profile and upload your CV(s) and links to your professional social media. It also allows people to engage with companies, no matter their location or situation. From Cyprus to The Falklands people will be able to engage with companies whenever or wherever they need to.

The Armed Forces Community can access in-house information from these companies, even when there isn’t a person to engage with, in real time. This means, you view their videos and get the same value of information ‘on-demand’.

The virtual event connects the Armed Forces Community with online exhibitors, all in one virtual place.

Access their:

  • websites
  • social media channels
  • videos
  • jobs
  • courses
  • downloadable company information
  • appointments
  • messaging system
  • viewing live and on demand webcasts

Essentially, it brings together employers, training providers, and career advice for the Armed Forces Community.BFRS logo

Armed Forces and Veterans Expo in 2019


Veterans Expo

Pathfinder International will be hosting three separate Armed Forces and Veterans Resettlement Expo’s throughout 2019. The first will be held at Hampden Park Glasgow on 14 March.

This event is FREE for all attendees, please see Pathfinder International for ticket information.

Unforgotten Forces Newsletter



Unforgotten Forces project supports older military veterans in Scotland . The initiative has been created by a collaboration of 15 organisations to deliver a range of services to former armed forces members age 65 and over.

To find out what support is available, see the Unforgotten Forces Newsletter. Further information re referrals and contact details are included on the final page.

Unforgotten Forces Newsletter No.2 Summer 2018


See the previous posts related to military veterans in Scotland:

Angus Council re-signs commitment to military covenant

Help for veterans and their families in Angus

Salute Our Forces at Christmas

Our housing staff from Dewar House gathered together with our Provost Cllr Ronnie Proctor in front of the Library in Arbroath on Thursday to salute the people in the armed services for the work they do throughout the year.


On the photo: Housing staff with Housing officer John Finn a reservist Battery Sergeant Major of 212 (Highland) Battery RA, 105th Regiment Royal Artillery, and Provost Cllr Ronnie Proctor, who served as a Major in the Black Watch.

Join us and #SaluteOurForces! #ForOurForces #Angus #greatpeoplegreatplace @DRMSupport