This page lists all the fact sheets that the NGVFA have produced for their members. You need to be a current member to access the fact sheets. Click here for membership information.
||What Veterans can do
||General advice on things you can do to help yourself
||Access to Information
||How to apply for information on yourself under the data protection act
||Who’s who in the field of medicine
||First War Pension Claim
||How to apply for a war pension
||Further War Pension Claims
||If you’re already getting a war pension how to get additional symptoms/illnesses added to your war pension
||War Pension Appeals and Tribunals
||How to appeal a war pension decision
||Contacts and general advice on service pensions
||Gulf War Syndrome on your Pension
||How GWS is accepted on a war pension
||Information for Relatives
||Advice on how family and friends can help veterans
||Advice for carers
||Children with Illnesses/Disabilities
||Where to get help for families with children with disabilities
||General advice on the changes to the benefits in the welfare reforms
||How counselling can help veterans and their families
||A list of websites we feel veterans would find useful
||Where to get help and contact details
||Special Housing Needs
||Advice on help to adapt homes for disabled
||Where to get financial help if you find yourself in need
||Information on registering disabled
||How you can help raise funds for the Charity
||Help with Health Costs
||Advice on getting help with costs for prescriptions, dental and optical treatment
||NHS priority treatment
||Advice on where you stand in receiving priority treatment from the NHS
||Statements from carers/relatives
||How and why to write a statement as evidence for veterans for war pension and benefit claims
||Vitamins and supplements
||Information on vitamins, supplements and diet to help improve your health and wellbeing
||Information on our annual 5 day respite break, for veterans and their families
||What might the NHS reforms mean to you and me?
||This fact sheet, by Sally-Ann Spencer Grey (NGVFA Trustee), gives a brief overview of what changes are coming into force in the NHS in April 2013, the new names of groups and what as Veterans you can do to get help or influence issues in your area.
||What to do - 7 step care pathway
||This Fact Sheet provides a 7 step care pathway to help you if you have problems with pituitary and what to do to get treatment. We suggest that it is read in conjunction with the Information Sheet on the Pituitary Gland.
||Choose and Book handout
||This is a presentation handout from a talk at Respite 2014 given by Sally-Ann Spencer Grey (Trustee). It talks about Choose and Book and the other NHS referral systems. Very interesting information with various links to other websites that may help you.
||Gold Standard Insulin Stress Test
||This sheet gives the history of how the tests came about for Gulf War Veterans and information to help you get the correct test done.
||This is a very brief overview with advice on how to get your statements
||The Pituitary Gland
||This gives an overview of how the pituitary gland works.