Help for Heroes launch new campaign to allow military veterans to claim compensation for chronic pain

A new campaign is calling on the government to recognise chronic pain as a medical condition in its own right.

It’s an initiative being championed by the Help For Heroes charity who help active and retired military personnel.

78% of their veterans say they suffer with long term pain on a daily basis but are unable to claim full, easily accessible compensation.

To talk through the matter further is Vicki Ross who served in the army for 22 years.

She now plays for Leicester Tiger’s wheelchair rugby team and has struggled with chronic pain for more than a decade. She’s been speaking to James.

For more information about that campaign and petition, you can go to the Help for Heroes website.

Henry Thomas-Aldridge 13th May 2024

TagNews, LocationCity of London

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