A hospital trust has signed a pledge to support veterans.

Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust has signed the Armed Forces Covenant committing to support for veterans.

The pledge includes ensuring that veterans receive appropriate care, raising awareness of veterans, establishing links to veteran services in the community, providing education and training as an employer, and making referrals to other services for veterans.

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Trust CEO Stephanie Lawton co-signed the covenant, she said: “We are proud to have made our pledge to veterans in our community today.

“We are committed to ensuring that PAHT is a fantastic place to work for veterans and that they receive high quality care that meets their needs when accessing our services.”