Armed Forces personnel

Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals actively seek to support our Armed Forces communities and their families.

The Armed Forces Community includes:

Regular Personnel - individuals currently serving as members of the Naval Service (including the Royal Navy and Royal Marines), Army or Royal Air Force.

Reservists - Volunteer reservists who form the Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Marine Reserve, Army Reserve, Royal Auxiliary Air Force and Regular Reservists.

Veterans - Those who have served for at least one day in HM Armed Forces, whether as a Regular or Reservist This includes anyone who has undertaken British National Service.

Families of Regular Personnel, Reservists or Veterans - The immediate family of those in the categories listed above. This is defined as spouses, civil partners and children for whom they are responsible, but can where appropriate extend to parents, unmarried partners and other family members.

Bereaved - The immediate family of Service Personnel and veterans who have died, whether or not that death has any connection with Service.

If any of the above apply to you then you may be eligible for specialist support. To access this support please make the Booking Hub/ Outpatient Team aware that you are a member of the Armed Forces Community and which category you would like to access this support under.

Alternatively please email for further support and advice.


Our Chavasse Clinic is a specialist musculoskeletal clinic for service personnel (regular or reserve) and veterans held monthly at the Royal Sussex County hospital in Brighton.