Dr Obonna's Surgery

Southwick Health Centre, The Green, Sunderland, SR5 2LT

Veterans & Armed Forces

If you currently a severing member of the armed forces or a veteran please let a member of staff know and we will record this on your notes or complete the form below.

A veteran is someone who has severed in the armed forces for at least one day whether this is being a regular or a reserve. It also applies to Merchant Navy seafarers and fisherman who have served in a vessel when it was being used for military operations by the armed forces. There are around 2.6 million veteran in UK.

All veterans and armed force members are entitled to priority access to NHS care (including hospitals, community or primary care) for conditions associated to their time within the air forces (service-related). However this is always subject to your clinical need and doe not entitle you to jump in front of someone with a higher clinical need.


Veterans & Armed Forces