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Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Toby Carvery invites military personnel to rally the troops and join them for a FREE meal on Armed Forces Day


Toby Carvery is inviting military personnel to rally the troops and join them for a free breakfast or carvery meal* on Saturday 30th June 2018! The special Armed Forces Day offer is open to all military personnel, ranging from serving troops and reserves to veterans and cadets, and is Toby's way of thanking these heroes for everything they do.

All eligible recipients have to do is visit the Toby Carvery website and download their voucher, which they can present at their local restaurant alongside their military ID or veteran's card to receive a free breakfast or carvery meal.

To download your Armed Forces Day voucher, book a table or find out more about the offer, visit: https://www.tobycarvery.co.uk/armed-forces.

Go Outdoors 15 % Discount DDS


Childcare Vouchers - Only 3 months left


MOD St Athan - Patient Focus Group


Thursday, 14 June 2018

Monday, 11 June 2018

Welfare Office Weekly Update - 11 June 2018

Here is the weekly update for week commencing 11/06/18

Monday 11/06/18 - 
Free Numeracy and Literacy Classes  at 10.30 in the back portacabin of West Camp Community Centre.
There are spaces free if you would like to join the class. Give us a call for more info on 01446 790122. Open to all families and dependants of Service and Civilian personnel working at MOD St Athan- Sorry, No children.

Tuesday 12/06/18 -
Lily's Sing-along at 13.30 in West Camp Community Centre (Main Hall) for Parents/Carers and small children from 0 to school age. The group will last for an hour and will be based around singing and stories so come and join in the fun. Squash and biscuits provided.
 
Thursday 14/06/18 -
Mums and Tots at 10.00 to 11.20 in West Camp Community Centre (Back Port-a-cabin) for ages 0 to school age and includes organised activities, snack time, story time, singing and free play. Cost £1 and includes refreshments for parent or carer. Open to all families and dependants of Service and Civilian personnel working at MOD St Athan. There is an alternative entrance at the back of the community centre that can be used if the main hall is being used.

Friday 15/06/18 -
Breast Feeding Support Group at 10.30 to 12.30 in West Camp Community Centre (Not run by Welfare)

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Armed Forces Continuous Attitude Survey 2018







The Armed Forces Continuous Attitude Survey (AFCAS) 2018 has been published.
It is important for the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the single services to understand the opinions and attitudes of service personnel. The annual armed forces continuous attitude survey (AFCAS) is one of the main ways to gather information on the views and experiences of our personnel. The information from this survey helps shape policies for training, support, and the terms and conditions of service.

Kings College London - Research Study for the Armed Forces


Urgent need for blood donors, especially O- and B-

The NHSBT (NHS Blood and Transplant) is calling on Service Personnel (and family members where permissible) to help top up UK blood stocks. There is now a new urgent appeal. Supplies of two vital blood groups are running low – including O negative, the only blood type which can be given safely to any patient in an emergency situation. The call-up comes because serving (and ex) military personnel are more likely to know their blood type.   
O negative and B negative donors are being prioritisedand they can walk in and donate at several of NHS Blood and Transplant's fixed site donor centres. You can find all centre details at www.blood.co.uk or call 0300 123 23 23.
​Anyone with booked appointments are asked to stick to them, but if you know you cannot attend then please let NHS Blood know as soon as possible so that the session can be freed-up for others to donate lifesaving blood.