Defence Committee - Fourth Report
The Armed Forces Covenant in Action Part 5: Military Casualties, a review of progress

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 15 October 2014.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

Scope of the inquiry

2 Mental health of Armed Forces personnel


Incidence of mental health problems


Treatment of regular Armed Forces personnel

Increased number of personnel seeking mental health support


Higher numbers of reservists report mental health problems

Alcohol misuse


Domestic violence

3 Support for families

Families of injured or killed Armed Forces personnel

Support following a bereavement or serious injury

Reviews of support for families

The families of reservists

4 Support for the recovery of wounded, injured or sick personnel

Defence Recovery Capability


Evaluation of the DRC

Provision of medical care to Armed Forces personnel

Replacement for Headley Court Rehabilitation Centre  

Chavasse report

Lost Voices Report

Armed Forces Compensation Scheme

5 Longer term sustainability of support

Ensuring wounded, injured and sick veterans get the right support

Long term impact on personnel severely injured

Physical health

Disablement centres-Murrison report


Support for the mental health of veterans

Access to NHS services

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence  

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Session

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