Star Date 07 December 2017: Mixed Fortunes

  I heard on Monday that a veteran I had been seeing in my previous job had passed away. He was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease (HD), an autosomal, dominantly inherited

Star Date 03 December 2017: Open all Hours

Delighted to report our two newly released veterans are readjusting to life outside prison. We have provided clothing, a television and mobile phone in one instance which has been gratefully

Doctor’s Log Star Date Dec 2017

HMP Winchester – Always an interesting visit A busy week culminated in a planned regular visit to HMP Winchester, facilitated by Nick Pemberton, Veterans in Custody officer. Nick is an

Katherine Jenkins to step down as Trustee

After the fantastic news that Katherine Jenkins OBE and husband Andrew are expecting their second child, Katherine will sadly be stepping down as Care after Combat Trustee in order to

Care after Combat in Action – The Value of Mentors

We initially assigned a veteran to Project Phoenix in March this year. Our health screening revealed a multiplicity of physical/mental issues including type 1 diabetes (insulin dependent), self-harming and several

Please Read – The Preciousness of What We Do

Dr Nick Murdoch reports on a recent visit to HMP Portland. Steve Scott and I visited HMP Portland yesterday. We left very early and arrived at 0945hrs. Journey uneventful and

Head of Prisons and Probation Service praises the work undertaken by Care after Combat

At a meeting yesterday attended by Jim Davidson CEO, Dr Jane Jones, Dr Nick Murdoch and Steve Scott, at Clive House London, Michael Spurr (pictured), Head of Prisons and Probation

John Little, who won the fishing experience at last year’s Care after Combat Gentlemen’s Lunch auction, spent the day fishing with Jim at a private lake. John, who was accompanied

Mentor Conference a great success

The 2017 Care after Combat Mentor Conference, held at The Concorde Club, Eastleigh invited 50 of our finest mentors and a number of outside speakers to share information and enhance

The Report – An Evaluation of the Phoenix Project

The enclosed report is the conclusion of 18-months work by Care after Combat Head of Projects, Dr Nick Murdoch and his team. Our plan was to identify veterans in the