Countdown to our conference

It’s 100 days to go until our VCHA National Best practice Conference, which will be held at The Barbican on 20 September 2023.

Spaces are filling up fast so do claim your free spot now before they disappear. A wait list is available.

We hope to stream the event – further details to follow.

We can also now reveal our full programme, which will include an update on our data capture project and on the Veteran Friendly Framework for care homes as well as best practice sessions from representatives from Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, South Central Ambulance Service and from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.

These are in addition to our four confirmed speakers:

Mr Johnny Mercer MP, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

Kate Davies CBE, Director of Health and Justice, Armed Forces and Sexual Assault Services Commissioning, NHS England.

Professor Tim Briggs CBE, Chair and National Lead for the Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance (VCHA) and Clinical Improvements and Recovery for NHS England

Colonel David Richmond CBE – Independent Veterans Advisor to UK Government Ministers at Cabinet Office.

For more details please go to our Eventbrite page on

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