Resources for GPs – supporting veterans amid recent events in Afghanistan

26 Aug 2021

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has published some key information and resources for General Practitioners supporting veterans amid recent events in Afghanistan. 

After recent media coverage of the events in Afghanistan, showing your veteran patients understanding and responding appropriately to their needs will be vital to supporting their mental health and wellbeing. 

Combined with the stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic your veteran patient may need increased mental health or medical support. 

The key things you can do to support your veteran patients and list of resources can be found here.