Our Health & Welfare team has received grateful feedback from a 65-year old beneficiary who lives in Eastbourne. He has recently received a terminal diagnosis of lung cancer with a prognosis of 5-7 months.
The outdoor space sits next to ‘Jollies,’ a dining facility mainly used by Phase 1 and 2 recruits, and has been transformed thanks to a grant from the RNRMC, working in partnership with the RMA – The Royal Marines Charity and supported by additional funding from the Nuffield Trust and Rebalancing Lives fund.
David Pither left the Royal Marines in 1987 and pursued a 26-year career in the Avon and Somerset Police. During the latter part of his time in the police, he started to suffer from several serious medical problems, including Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in his left leg.
Please be aware we will be closed over the festive period from 16:30PM on 21st December until the 4th January 2022.
Hosted at the state-of-the-art Gordon Messenger Centre, the newly written workshop was co-delivered by Moor Mindful, who specialise in providing coaching and expert training to enhance understanding of mental health and wellbeing, alongside staff from the RMA.
Following the award of funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to continue to develop the ‘Lifting the Lid’ campaign, we launched last August we are now able to provide Mental Health (MH) training across staff, volunteers and RMA members.
RMA – The Royal Marines Charity was contacted through our website by his daughter Deborah informing us that her father was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February 2021 and given 2-6 months to live.
A former Royal Marine, Jason Burns, who sustained life-changing injuries in Afghanistan that left him in a wheelchair, has finally been able to move into a forever home in South Shields thanks combined support.
Academics from Northumbria University are looking for individuals whose partners have died in the UK Armed Forces or after their service, to take part in new research into loneliness and