The Royal Air Forces Association (RAF Association) is helping forces personnel injured, either on or off duty, while in the service of our country by supporting the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC).
Our £50,000 contribution will go towards providing world class rehabilitation facilities at Stanford on Soar in Loughborough, Leicestershire. The purpose-built £300 million centre, operated by the Ministry of Defence, has been designed to bring the treatment of the physical, functional, vocational, educational, cognitive, psychological and social rehabilitation together in one place. Patients were transferred from the previous unit at Headley Court in Surrey in October.
RAF Association President, Air Marshal Sir Baz North, explained why the charity decided to support the project: