Thursday, September 22, 2016

VCP Start-up Funding Appeal

Hi All,

Readers of this blog will now that we are endeavouring to raise sufficient start-up funding to begin a programme of rehabilitation for military veteran offenders and support for their families. On our web site - you will find more details, including this link -


All and any support would be appreciated; thank you.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Creating a Social Movement for Health - RSA Health

The RSA recently ran this conference at the RSA London -

Recognising that most offenders suffer with various levels of mental illness and that the conference had a strong focus on health-care in the community, the models under discussion could equally be applied with offenders in prison and the community.  I am left wondering if the MOJ will tap into the principles described. Unless they do, I regret that little will change.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Prison UK: An Insider's View of Veterans in Prison

A Prison Landing fit for Heroes?

This article, by Alex Cavendish, highlights some of the many challenges faced by military veteran offenders in prison and the numerous failings that still exist -